Higher activity levels have little effect on children's BMI

01/21/2013 | DailyRx.com

Overweight and obese children attained only a 0.11-point reduction in BMI for every 100 counts-per-minute increase in exercise levels, suggesting that higher physical activity rates may not significantly improve body weight in such a population, a study in Australia showed. The findings were published in the journal Pediatrics.

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