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Child Obesity Percentage Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Percentage.

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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

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

Body Composition Measures Results

Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work...  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

If you have a higher percentage of muscle compared
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If you have a higher percentage of muscle compared to fat you will look slimmer maybe that's it?...  Read more

So after having 6 children. It seems very difficult for me to not pick at things throughout my day.
Updated 5/19/2016 10:08:52 AM

So after having 6 children. It seems very difficult for me to not pick at things throughout my day. What can I do to get the boredom and binge eating to subside to none? Please help. I started herbalife. I feel great and more energetic, but struggle...  Read more

Calling hours were rough to attend 4 children and
Updated 5/18/2016 1:47:48 PM

Calling hours were rough to attend 4 children and 2 adults :( all family members who recently perished in a fire. One of the hardest thing I have had to see. I could imagine it being one of my children. It was close enough being nieces and nephews :(...  Read more

Five amazing children. Down an inch of my waist. D
Updated 5/14/2016 4:57:13 PM

Five amazing children. Down an inch of my waist. Dinner with friends before we walk the stage for our master's degree. Two interviews next week (promotion type). Overall, if say I'm happy today....  Read more

Having fun with my Grand-Children. Times like this
Updated 5/14/2016 1:59:12 PM

Having fun with my Grand-Children. Times like this are priceless....  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

Survey: America's Getting Fatter (But There's Good News!)

DailySpark readers, we have an emergency on our hands. It's time to Spread the Spark, stat! This year's state-by-state obesity statistics are in, and the news isn't good.Here are some of the highlights of the report, published by the research group T...  Read more

Childhood Obesity Rates Higher in the South

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the past 30 years with rates for 6-11 year olds increasing from 6.5 percent in 1980 to 19.6 percent in 2008. The rates for adolescents...  Read more