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Articles On Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Articles On Child Obesity.

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SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Soda Drinkers Beware!

Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  Read more

Great article on Spark re: finding time in your da
Updated 10/14/2014 12:39:58 AM

Great article on Spark re: finding time in your day to exercise. Time management seems to be an issue for many. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbi
d=10154614182095478&substory_index=0&i
d=13940235477...  Read more

Saved articles
Updated 10/13/2014 12:12:32 PM

I've used the 'Save' option on a few articles thinking I'd read them later but now I can't work out how to find them 24 Can anyone help please?...  Read more

I just had my second child. Before I got pregnant
Updated 10/6/2014 9:06:47 PM

I just had my second child. Before I got pregnant the second time I was 143lbs after I gave birth I was 215lbs. Second pregnancy I got very bad problems. And after having her I still do. And have hard time working out! I need ideas!!...  Read more

SHARING SPARK ARTICLES WITH FRIENDS
Updated 10/6/2014 10:20:51 PM

Is there a specific way of sharing a particularly useful Spark article or video with a Friend? I'm trying to encourage someone and I keep finding articles which I think would be perfect for her if she hasn't already found them. Is there something I...  Read more

When I view articles that I like and want to share
Updated 10/8/2014 10:01:20 AM

When I view articles that I like and want to share the Facebook icon doesn't do anything. I tap it and that's it. Help?...  Read more

Probiotics Are Essential for Prevention of Dis-ease & Obesity

I have used probiotics and digestive enzymes for 20 years. I have found that, in addition to Lecithin and Chromium Picolinate, probiotics assist in keeping the blood sugar normalized. They are also VERY important for the immune system. There are at...  Read more

"Assume Strength"

Time magazine had an article on Tiger Moms, the traditional Chinese culture of mothers who demand a lot from their children, and the children who acheive it. One phrase stuck with me from the article and is my new mantra -- "Assume Strength"....  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Industry Takes On Childhood Obesity, But Will It Help?

Childhood obesity has become a hot topic in the news these days. Rising obesity rates and questions about the health and well-being of our children have forced parents, teachers, the government and others to start taking action to combat this proble...  Read more

Obesity Squelches Life Expectancy Gains from Declining Smoking Rates

For many years now we have all been educated regarding the harmful effects smoking has on our health and it appears people have finally taken heed to the dangers. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on December 3rd,...  Read more