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Child Obesity In America Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity In America.

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Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  Read more

Workouts for You--and Fido, Too!

The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O...  Read more

From Wallet to Waistline

Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'...  Read more

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

It's Sunday! Yay! Who knew helping in children's c
Updated 2/7/2016 1:05:42 PM

It's Sunday! Yay! Who knew helping in children's church with all the song movements for 20 minutes could be exercise?!...  Read more

I was always ultra thin even after gaving my child
Updated 2/5/2016 12:26:11 AM

I was always ultra thin even after gaving my childern then i got thyriod cancer and had my thyriod removed and shortly after 3 surgeries to repair my broken back from an ex. So losing weight uugghhh HELP...  Read more

How do you keep a routine with a young child aroun
Updated 2/4/2016 9:25:17 PM

How do you keep a routine with a young child around....  Read more

Put a child latch on the door. Makes you think bef
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Put a child latch on the door. Makes you think before you open it. And as soon as you reach for it, have a glass of water. Wait 10 mins, and if still hungry, then get a piece of fruit or cheese or handful of nuts. Usually you're thirsty, not hungry....  Read more

Nothing like your child's wedding in 15 weeks to m
Updated 1/31/2016 8:51:49 AM

Nothing like your child's wedding in 15 weeks to motivate to lose some weight. They upped the date by a year and now I'm in panic mode....  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

Donating to fight Breast Cancer!

I just ordered me a Susan J. Komen Debit card from my bank. Every time I use that my bank will donate a percentage to fighting Breast Cancer....  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

We're Ready to 'Move' on the First Lady's Childhood Obesity Initiative

SparkPeople is incredibly excited about this morning's launch of Michelle Obama's childhood obesity initiative. As the largest and most active weight loss and fitness website in America, SparkPeople is ready--and able--to fully support this initiati...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED: Giveaway: 'The Weight of the Nation' DVD Set

Contest closed! The winner is:GRACEZNCongratulations!A few months ago, we told you about The Weight of the Nation, a four-part documentary about the US obesity epidemic. The series aired on HBO back in May, and it will hit store shelves as a 3-disc D...  Read more