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Child Overweight Calculator Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Overweight Calculator.

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

Take a Good Look at Your Child's Weight

Today so many people are overweight or obese that it is sometimes viewed as the norm. This is making it difficult for parents to recognize whether their own child has a weight problem. A recent study surveyed the parents of almost 300...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  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

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

a weight loss calculator
Updated 12/28/2014 10:32:05 PM

Let's get real about what kind weight loss is possible even when we implement a diet. In an article called The Pursuit of the Perfect Diet, there is a link to a calculator that can "guess" how much weight you might lose by following one of several di...  Read more

I was already overweight then gained 17 pounds sin
Updated 12/23/2014 11:17:05 PM

I was already overweight then gained 17 pounds since October. I feel disappointed. I need to get back on track....  Read more

Overweight, pregnant, and looking for support!
Updated 12/29/2014 10:20:20 AM

Hi everyone! I am a long time member of Spark People, but have never really used it like I should have! I am currently 22 weeks pregnant and just wanted to find some people to go through this with me. I was overweight before pregnancy and am trying r...  Read more

When I was overweight I slept for about 10 hours,

When I was overweight I slept for about 10 hours, now just 5 hours :))...  Read more

Where do I begin, I'm so overweight
Updated 12/29/2014 8:08:16 AM

I am close to 370lbs and I can hardly walk currently with back pain. I have no idea what direction to go in, ww, low carb etc, except I know I need potassium rich foods! I never used to be lazy but I am not because EVERYTHING HURTS, I have lung p...  Read more

Why are you overweight?

We are not unhappy because we are overweight; we are overweight because we are unhappy....  Read more

Mind over matter

I mind being overweight and it does matter....  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

In the News: Momís Stress Level Could Affect Childís Weight

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between momís stress level and the weight of her children. The study looked at children in families living below the poverty line, and found that the more stress the mother experienced, th...  Read more

If Your Child Was Overweight, Would You Want to Know?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about parenting, it’s how hard it is to feel judged by others.  When you have kids, your whole life changes and most (if not all) of the decisions you make in life take another little person (o...  Read more