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
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
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
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
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
Having problems with recipe calculator. The food I enter is not being added after I press the add button. When I closed the window to move to step two everything was gon. Did a couple more test runs and the Sam thing happened. Could it be my Ipad... Read more
It really helped me see how the rate of overweight and obesity has risen in the US. Eating out & getting these portions-u overeat so easily & get distorted ideas of the right size. It's helping me.... Read more
28 yr old female, married but no children yet, weight loss goal is 100+ lbs, huge tumblr/fandom/book nerd, would love to have a buddy to email/text/fbook chat/tumblr with to stay accountable! Would be especially nice if from Ottawa (Canada)!... Read more
Hello my name is Olivia. I am 35 years old and I am looking to start losing all this weight that I have gained. I am 5'7 and I weight 240 lbs. I am considered obese by BMI standards. Well, the problem is that I was diagnosed with a deep vein thrombos... Read more
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 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
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