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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

I read an article about apple cider vinegar that i
Updated 8/27/2015 11:19:03 AM

I read an article about apple cider vinegar that it can help to loss wieght..1tbsp of apple cider in 1cup of water every morning before meal..well..!! I tried it and oh my gosh is so effective..it can help to digestion easily..!!😊...  Read more

FYI - that blog is one of the featured articles on
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FYI - that blog is one of the featured articles on the Start page, the one that says Level Up Your Sparkpeople Program......  Read more

I swear I'm about to cry I just read an article th
Updated 8/26/2015 2:53:12 PM

I swear I'm about to cry I just read an article that rice cakes are almost as bad for you & are recognized by your body just like sugar! I have replaced my love of chips with them please tell me this article is wrong! I love my rice cakes =(...  Read more

Tired...why won't you sleep child?
Updated 8/26/2015 6:30:26 AM

Tired...why won't you sleep child?...  Read more

They say warm water in some articles, but cold wor
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They say warm water in some articles, but cold works better for me....  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

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