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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 wasn't along to work out and so I ate 6 Oreos
Updated 2/12/2016 2:32:44 AM

So I wasn't along to work out and so I ate 6 Oreos and a tall glass of milk. Then I was mad at myself and went and worked out :-) YAY! Normally I would have been discouraged and just eaten more. My habits are changing!!...  Read more

Over ate today. All fairly healthy choices while e
Updated 2/12/2016 3:31:09 AM

Over ate today. All fairly healthy choices while everyone else was eating pizza and beer I kept to healthy foods. But this cold has me eating more and idk why. Anyone else get hungrier when they are sick ?...  Read more

I am trying to get back into the habit of eating h
Updated 2/11/2016 10:59:36 PM

I am trying to get back into the habit of eating healthy and exercising. I have had a hard time this past month keeping on track. I hope that joining the spark community will make it easier for me to accomplish my goals....  Read more

New to the Spark world. Started eating better abou
Updated 2/11/2016 11:00:16 PM

New to the Spark world. Started eating better about a month ago...but I have about 80 pounds to lose. The last couple of years I have been a Rollercoaster and need consistency. Looking for accountability in my search for a new fit self....  Read more

I really struggle with eating at night. I always w
Updated 2/11/2016 10:48:06 PM

I really struggle with eating at night. I always want sweets. I used to eat a lil Debbie brownie with a huge glass of milk. Any tips? I know a lot of ppl have a cut off time for eating/drinking..but it seems almost impossible for me....  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

Can Water Fountains Help Fight Obesity?

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that installing water fountains in schools can have a direct impact on childhood obesity rates. Surprised? The study, conducted in Germany, involved 2 groups of second and third graders. The fi...  Read more