• 1 in 5 teenaged girls participates in unhealthy dieting behaviors

    8 days ago - By Healio

    More than 20% of teenaged girls performed unhealthy dieting behaviors in 2013, compared with slightly more than 10% of teenaged boys, according to findings recently published in BMC Public Health.
    “Monitoring trends and associations of over time is important to inform public health policies. The most recent data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System have not been used for this purpose,” Sarah N.M. Chin, department of primary care and public health at the Imperial College London, and colleagues wrote.
    “Additionally, the majority of
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