What's the secret to getting kids to eat their veggies? It may be easier than you think. FatFighterTV has a look at this story and other diet and fitness headlines making news this week.
Keep it simple to get kids to eat their veggies
Want to know the secret to getting your kids to eat their vegetables? Dutch researchers may have the answer. They cooked carrots and French beans in six different ways - mashed, steamed, boiled, stir-fried, grilled and deep-fried - and served them up to children to find out which they preferred. The result? Most of the kids liked the steamed or boiled vegetables the best.
Older women need one-hour workouts to avoid extra pounds
I guess I need to up my workouts a bit. New research shows it's going to take at least an hour a day of moderate exercise for women to keep off the creep of extra pounds as we age. That comes to 420 minutes a week - nearly three times the 150 minutes recommended by U.S. health officials.
Health care bill requires calories on menus at chain restaurants
Over the past couple of years, we've been hearing a lot about whether restaurants should have to post calories on their menus. Now, the new health care bill requires more than 200,000 fast food and other chain restaurants to include calorie counts on menus, menu boards and drive-throughs. The new law applies to any restaurant with 20 or more locations.
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