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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

Children's wisdom...Anyone heard a good health jou
Updated 5/30/2016 12:08:23 PM

Children's wisdom...Anyone heard a good health journey comment from a CHILD that tells us stick to eating healthily? :-)...  Read more

Went to a child's birthday party and did very well
Updated 5/29/2016 8:55:50 PM

Went to a child's birthday party and did very well! There were fruit and veggies, chips & salsa, & potato chips. I ate very carefully and drank diet soda. Then pizza came. I considered that my dinner. Skipped the cupcake....  Read more

At the park with my Grand-Children, enjoying this
Updated 5/28/2016 7:46:36 PM

At the park with my Grand-Children, enjoying this beautiful day!! I hope everyone else is!!...  Read more

I am a mother of 4 wonderful children that I love
Updated 5/26/2016 2:37:49 AM

I am a mother of 4 wonderful children that I love so very much and a very lucky woman to have a loving supportive man. I can be a emotional eater and really love to eat but I want to be healthy #firstpost...  Read more

I'm Back! After having my second child 2 weeks ago. Having had a cesarean section, not happy with i
Updated 5/24/2016 5:03:11 PM

I'm Back! After having my second child 2 weeks ago. Having had a cesarean section, not happy with it but was necessary. Would like to get in my post pregnancy clothes by focusing on healthy eating for the next 4 weeks....  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

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