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Children Healthy Eating Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Children Healthy Eating Habits.

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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

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

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

Make Family Mealtime More Pleasant

As a parent, your days are probably pretty stressful. You get the older kids off to school, run errands, keep the household running smoothly, and maintain your career. At the end of a hard day, you just want to relax and spend some quality time with...  Read more

So I need to learn not to binge eat even if it is
Updated 5/3/2015 10:49:45 AM

So I need to learn not to binge eat even if it is fruit. Fresh doesn't last long, but I have other fruits that are dried, and packaged. Help...  Read more

Ate out last night and indulged a little. I stayed
Updated 5/3/2015 11:46:10 AM

Ate out last night and indulged a little. I stayed under my calories butt ate some of the wrong kind. Corn tortilla chips and pork pozole soup. Corn is NOT paleo! Felt stuffed when I left too, I don't usually stuff myself. Was dreading my morning......  Read more

Ugh! I've eaten poorly and the scales are showing
Updated 5/3/2015 8:34:42 AM

Ugh! I've eaten poorly and the scales are showing it. 😁😝😁😝...  Read more

Yet to this day I cant eat anything without gainin
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Yet to this day I cant eat anything without gaining. I will work hard for a week to get off 2 pounds and can gain it back in one bad meal. My metabolism is seriously jacked up. If you want to maintain your weight I truly recommend the slow way....  Read more

But afterwards I was able to eat pretty normally a
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But afterwards I was able to eat pretty normally and did not gain with the first time i over indulged a little. Years later when I gained again I did the low low calorie thing. Lost weight very fast but gain it back and then some twice as fast....  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  Read more

Today

To stay on track with eating healthy on a daily basis, I tell myself "Today is the first day of my new eating habits"....  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Is Your Kid's Weight Normal?

 Help your children (and yourself) maintain a healthy attitude toward food and fitness. Expert Q&As  Q. My son comes home from school and heads straight for the sofa—and video games. How can I get him to be more active?&...  Read more

Parent's Diet Might Not Influence Child's Choices

When you look at all of the information out there regarding children's eating habits, it's enough to make your head spin. As parents, you should do this, but don't do that. As an example to your kids, you should eat this, but don't ea...  Read more