Weight-loss or bariatric surgery has become very common among teenagers, but in Canada, serious questions are being raised about long-term effectiveness and safety issues related to the medical procedure:


And according to a new study, Calcium does not seem to help teenagers lose weight, contrary to popular beliefs:


Being overweight as a teenager carries a greater risk of being an overweight adult, along with an increased risk of dying of heart disease. But overweight adolescents who slim down in middle age may lower their risk, a new study shows:


And new research suggests that adolescent sleep patterns may be connected to later weight problems:


And new research shows that teens trying to lose weight are ill informed on how to do so:


and tips for parents:


And tips for teens on a healthy diet:



  1. ZigZags - November 2, 2012

    So cool…

    The information provided in the article are some of the best available…