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Child Overweight Calculator Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Overweight Calculator.

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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

I'm officially overweight!!!
Updated 9/30/2014 2:37:44 PM

My last official weigh in was 201.6 pounds. My BMI is 29.7, down from 37 when I started losing weight. That make me overweight and no longer obese. I NEVER want to be obese again. Even the very word obesity sounds disgusting to me. I am leaving...  Read more

OVERWEIGHT DOCTORS
Updated 10/1/2014 4:05:58 PM

If you went to a new primary care doctor (not a specialist to treat a specific disease) would you keep him or find one that is normal weight? A primary care doctor is one you see yearly for physicals and when you want to discuss medical issues so w...  Read more

Bipolar with major depression and very overweight!
Updated 9/29/2014 4:49:25 PM

I am really struggling right now - I suffer from having bipolar with major depression. I have gained almost 200 pounds in 16 years. that's a lot of weight! I can hardly go up steps now and am breathing heavy just bringing in the laundry. How did...  Read more

I have no children for three hours 4_5 days a week
Updated 9/16/2014 1:05:49 PM

I have no children for three hours 4_5 days a week. I normally just lay on the couch. Today for the first time I walked the dog around the neighborhood for two hours. Im not a runner so walking is better then my normal routine....  Read more

Confused re Recipe Calculator
Updated 9/9/2014 6:00:22 PM

I'm trying to put a recipe in the recipe calculator, but the measures are difficult! I was trying to add 1/2 cup of Splenda, but the only way I could find it (including the package) was in teaspoons. I don't have the foggiest idea of how to convert...  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: Mom’s Stress Level Could Affect Child’s Weight

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between mom’s 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