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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: hitting the big time

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... advertisements for body-toning salons where- for a price- one can be plugged into a variety of electrical gadgets, lay on a couch and- with no further effort- get a rippling six pack in weeks. Yeah, ... sano ("healthy mind in a healthy body") approach to education. An inevitable- if rather unfair- extrapolation maintained that China was an easy target for foreign intervention because ...

  2. notes from the dorm

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Gavin Yeung

    ... Gavin Yeung, University of British Columbia, Vancouver One of the reasons why I feel a sense of belonging to university is the similarity in age of the majority of the student population. Almost everyone is under the age of 25, giving the entire campus a ...

  3. Here's a tall story: study finds Chinese are similar in height to westerners

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... global retailers 'can consider developing new fits for China specifically targeted at their different body shape and size... to fit the range of Chinese bodies'. If that's ... Kong-based company specialising in size and fit for the apparel industry, said clothing should be more tailored to fit Chinese bodies. The survey, which provided images to illustrate its findings ...

  4. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and blunders at public mortuaries I'm a double-A cup, so modelling lingerie can be pretty nerve-racking Model Kristina Gould, who says she feels good about her body otherwise ...

  5. Overweight children need early intervention

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their children's body size and compared the descriptions with their actual figures based on the Body Mass Index. About 65 per cent of the children had a normal body weight, while 12.5 per cent were obese, ... body size, those of abnormal weight children could not. About 76.6 per cent of parents of overweight children, and 96.8 per cent of those with obese children underestimated ...

  6. quote of the week

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'McDonald's is the stranger in the playground handing out candy to children' Stephen Gardner, litigation director for the Centre for Science in the Public Interest, on the fast food chain's practice of advertising to children with toys ...

  7. Tackle childhood obesity

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... letter, Carrie. You have hit the nail on the head. Generally, obesity is caused by two things- eating more food than your body uses, and not exercising enough. It is very easy to overeat ... of problems with it. It's not just the social issues of not being able to keep up with your slimmer friends, but it can also affect your body in the future. You're right when you say sitting ...

  8. Fat chance for overweight workers in HK

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Kristy Leung When an overweight insurance agent, who did not want to be named, kept hitting brick walls in her career, she became convinced that her appearance was the cause of her failure. She opted for reconstructive surgery to shed the extra ...

  9. Medi watch

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... fewer than 4 per cent of deaths globally, AP reports. Blood test to measure rate of ageing University of North Carolina researchers have developed a blood test that measures how fast your body ... it's not clear that there's a causal link. Body mass index appears to have no connection with p16 levels. The test may also help determine whether anti-ageing candidates such as green tea ...

  10. Healthy lifestyle helps the environment

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan One reason to maintain a healthy body weight is to prevent diseases. But keeping your weight within normal limits is also good for the environment. Food production is a major contributor to global warming. A population that maintains a healthy body weight consumes almost 20 per cent less food and produces fewer greenhouse gases than a population in which 40 per cent ...




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