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Study: 10 Minutes Of Vigorous Exercise A Day For Children Trims Waist Size, Reduces Diabetes Risk

Study Finds – Staff Writer

“Just 10 minutes of high-intensity physical exercise a day may significantly help overweight children decrease their risk of developing heart ailments or diabetes, a new study finds. Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center studied data from children and teenagers who were part of the International Children’s Accelerometry Database — a consortium that pools accelerometer data from a multitude of studies conducted across the globe to create one larger sample size used for research. For this particular study, the authors examined 11,588 participants ages 4-18 from 11 studies that took place in the U.S., Brazil, and other European countries.(more)

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