Contact: Toni Baker
Georgia Health Sciences University
Caption: Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child’s risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat -- including dangerous, deep abdominal fat -- but 40 minutes works even better, according to research by Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Credit: Phil Jones, GHSU photographer
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