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Child Obesity Articles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Articles.

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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

#motivation The article on signs of thyroid is
Updated 7/25/2016 9:17:12 AM

#motivation The article on signs of thyroid issue is for me . I am on med for it but I feel sometimes it doesn't work. My weight fluctuating alot. I hate it. Why I don't weight myself alot. But not giving up...  Read more

Just read a great article here on SparkPeople abou
Updated 7/24/2016 7:12:19 PM

Just read a great article here on SparkPeople about food addiction. Always thought it might be possible, now science proves it exists. Really a must read for anyone struggle to control their eating after having "just one"...we CAN'T have any! #food...  Read more

Migraine articles
Updated 7/24/2016 12:16:54 PM

I thought people who suffer from migraines might be interested in this series of articles (there are four of them). Here is the first one: ruthiechan.net/wordpress/2016/06/12/migrai
nes-how-to-end-them/...  Read more

Tuna... I was forced to eat it as a child in every
Updated 7/24/2016 1:49:15 AM

Tuna... I was forced to eat it as a child in every possible way. I want to try it again. Any good ways to eat it? #food...  Read more

Finding my favourite spark articles
Updated 7/25/2016 11:00:36 AM

How do I access my saved spark articles on the new layout?...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  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

Are Healthier Kids Menus Coming to Your Favorite Restaurant?

It is difficult to listen to the news, read a newspaper, or review online blogs these days without hearing about the childhood obesity epidemic.  With a childhood obesity rate that has more than tripled in the past 30 years, the problem certainl...  Read more