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Child Obesity Definition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Definition.

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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 really love working with the children in the pre
Updated 9/25/2016 3:06:55 PM

I really love working with the children in the preschool wing at church. They are always such a blessing...  Read more

I need to find time for a routine but it's very hard when you have a Special Needs Child that's need
Updated 9/26/2016 10:58:04 AM

I need to find time for a routine but it's very hard when you have a Special Needs Child that's needs you 24/7 with very little help πŸ˜• #exercise...  Read more

Hi im new to spark. I need to get healthier for my child. #friendfinder
Updated 9/26/2016 3:49:06 PM

Hi im new to spark. I need to get healthier for my child. #friendfinder...  Read more

Had a very stressful day adult children 😐 I man
Updated 9/22/2016 1:31:11 AM

Had a very stressful day adult children 😐 I managed-0- stress eating. I hopped on the bicycle went 12 miles knowing tomorrow is another day....  Read more

Had an extremely stressful day. Adult children πŸ
Updated 9/22/2016 12:54:47 AM

Had an extremely stressful day. Adult children πŸ˜‘however I did -0- stress eating thanks to reading others trials in hopped on my bicycle and went 12ml.i feel great and know tomorrow is another day. However it has my sleep messed upπŸ˜•...  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

Cooking up Some Fun

Download the free e-cookbook and show your child the joy of cooking. It offers healthy alternatives & ideas for parents & caregivers of children. http://www.peelregion.ca/health/obesity/re
sources/pdfs/cookbook.pdf...  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

Poll: Should Obesity Be Considered a Disability?

Last week, I came across an article about the American Medical Association and its actions to staunch the obesity epidemic in the US. At the group's annual meeting last Tuesday, the AMA decided to support doctors' ability to talk about obesity with p...  Read more

Does the Scale Really Tell the Whole Story?

We have all heard the phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” Then why is it that we as a society equate thinness to being healthy and fit when in all reality there is a growing epidemic of what researchers are now referring t...  Read more