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Adolescents give advice on how to combat overweight

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The FINANCIAL -- Overweight has been a major social problem for some time already, and the coronavirus pandemic has only served to exacerbate it. In order to successfully combat youth overweight, adolescents are calling for bold and collective action. By means of the CO-CREATE research project, in which the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is also participating, they have formulated their own policy advice on how to create healthier environments according to University of Amsterdam.…

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Adolescents give advice on how to combat overweight

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The FINANCIAL -- Overweight has been a major social problem for some time already, and the coronavirus pandemic has only served to exacerbate it. In order to successfully combat youth overweight, adolescents are calling for bold and collective action. By means of the CO-CREATE research project, in which the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is also…

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5 Tips For Losing Weight Safely

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When we have been struck by the losing weight urgency in our minds, we tend to do stupid things. We didn’t put this weight on our bodies overnight, and we can’t lose it overnight. But that doesn’t stop us from trying, does it?…

Obesity might be an issue for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

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The FINANCIAL — Obesity makes it more difficult to vaccinate adults against influenza. Will this be the case for COVID-19 too? Evidence that obese people have a blunted response to common vaccines was first observed in 1985. Moreover, having obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above, increases your risk of severe illness…