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Fitness crisis? Only 7% of U.S. adults have good cardiometabolic health

Fitness crisis? Only 7% of U.S. adults have good cardiometabolic health

MEDFORD, Mass. — More than nine in 10 American adults may want to think about skipping the summertime barbeques and go on a diet instead. A new study has found that less than seven percent of the nation’s adult population have what health experts consider good cardiometabolic health. Researchers from Tufts University say this measure includes …

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Stalked by hunger but fighting obesity: Kenya’s hidden food crisis

The children of Bees Haven kindergarten are about 15 minutes into their weekly taekwondo class when their instructor has some stern words for them. “You guys are not panting,” says Lizzanne Adhiambo, with a grin. “I want to see the power! Let’s punch!” Aside from a certain amount of confusion over left and right hands, …

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