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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

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

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

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Updated 5/22/2015 8:59:19 AM

woke up to a sick child this morning. Looks like no walk today so I will have to do a workout at home. Have a good day everyone 🌺...  Read more

Cost of obesity on Americans article
Updated 5/17/2015 2:38:48 AM

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r92235-per-person/ar-BBjQ0kw I'm sure most people are aware of this....  Read more

3 hour drive to take my child to the orthodontist
Updated 4/24/2015 11:55:35 AM

3 hour drive to take my child to the orthodontist today. always so hard to stay on track and eat right during this trip. well, 6 hours round trip... but i did pack a Greek yogurt, almonds, and an Apple so wish me luck!!...  Read more

Yes. I even signed all my children up too so they
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Yes. I even signed all my children up too so they keep making sure I don't quit because they really want to do it lol...  Read more

Having encouragement from your child is HUGE! That
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Having encouragement from your child is HUGE! That is success: you're making your family proud. If I feel "low" (I've dealt with depression in the past), getting in some activity helps me kick the blues....  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

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