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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

Hi im new to spark. I need to get healthier for my child. #friendfinder
Updated 9/24/2016 9:08:34 PM

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

Had a very stressful day adult children ๐Ÿ˜ I man
Updated 9/22/2016 1:31:11 AM

Had a very stressful day adult children ๐Ÿ˜ 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 ๐Ÿ
Updated 9/22/2016 12:54:47 AM

Had an extremely stressful day. Adult children ๐Ÿ˜‘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 up๐Ÿ˜•...  Read more

So how about all the children who get cancer and d
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So how about all the children who get cancer and die early deaths? Is God still good, then?...  Read more

GOOD MORNING AMERICA!!!!
Updated 9/21/2016 8:43:17 AM

GOOD MORNING AMERICA!!!!...  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