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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

Bring Dinner Back: 7 Reasons to Reinstate the Family Meal

Once upon a time, the family dinner was an institution. In the mid-twentieth century, it was the norm for everyone to gather around the table every night to share a home-cooked meal. But over the decades, that Norman Rockwell-esque scene has become t...  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

Obesity in youth
Updated 9/26/2016 6:37:15 PM

Why do parents let their children become obese? ...  Read more

I really love working with the children in the pre
Updated 9/25/2016 3:06:55 PM

I really love working with the children in the preschool wing at church. They are always such a blessing...  Read more

I need to find time for a routine but it's very hard when you have a Special Needs Child that's need
Updated 9/26/2016 10:58:04 AM

I need to find time for a routine but it's very hard when you have a Special Needs Child that's needs you 24/7 with very little help 😕 #exercise...  Read more

Hi im new to spark. I need to get healthier for my child. #friendfinder
Updated 9/26/2016 3:49:06 PM

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

Had a very stressful day adult children 😐 I man
Updated 9/22/2016 1:31:11 AM

Had a very stressful day adult children 😐 I managed-0- stress eating. I hopped on the bicycle went 12 miles knowing tomorrow is another day....  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