Old school thinking often saw expectant mothers figuratively wrapped in cotton wool during pregnancy. Now scientists are calling for pregnant women to get on the move - as long as everything is proceeding smoothly.
A Canadian study suggests declining physical activity levels at work might explain the rise in overweight and obesity.
The alarming increase in people who are overweight or obese is a major public health problem in most developed countries. So how did this problem arise? It’s an interesting question and one that Canadian researchers believe they can shed light on.
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