Exercise (Not Diet) Best for Overweight Teens
This advice is based on a study of nearly 2,000 boys and girls 14- 15 years old conducted by Dr. George Patton and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children's Hospital Research Institute. The results of their study is in this week's British Medical Journal.
Additionally, girls who dieted moderately were 5 times more at
risk for an eating disorder than girls who didn't diet. About two-
thirds of new eating disorders arose in girls who dieted moderately.