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Exergaming can improve health in overweight and obese children, study shows

8 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A new study from LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers

8 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent of land is deemed ''vacant'' and often blighted or filled with trash and overgrown vegetation.
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Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

8 monthes ago   |   By Natural News

Walnuts aren't just good for salads. Researchers from the University of California San Diego in La Jolla have found that they can also be used to supplement a reduced-energy diet and that they provide results similar to conditions under a weight loss intervention. The findings of this study, published in Nutrition Journal, looked at whether adding walnuts to a diet can...
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Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

While it may sound obvious, a new Louisiana study shows the benefits of such games are so significant that doctors should recommend them to parents as a matter of course.
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New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity

8 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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