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Facts About Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Facts About Child Obesity.

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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

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

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

Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  Read more

Soda Drinkers Beware!

Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain...  Read more

Hi! I'm 36, married, one child, one dog, two cats
Updated 1/26/2015 7:05:20 AM

Hi! I'm 36, married, one child, one dog, two cats and a half part time job. I live in Hessen, Germany and would love texting and snail mail buddies. I use skype, facebook messenger and whats app. I have 46 kilos to lose....  Read more

i also have 3 children and and a spouse who do not
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i also have 3 children and and a spouse who do not share my motivation currently..but now i know i have a comrade in u!...  Read more

Seeking truth about facts and myths of Food
Updated 1/14/2015 8:28:16 PM

I am confused. 24 I have signed up for a gym so that I can start working out and reduce my weight. I was then told something odd (odd things are below). Now my belief is that the body does need carbs, proteins, and fats. As well as vitamins, m...  Read more

Hiking with small children
Updated 1/12/2015 2:30:26 PM

I want to start going on family hikes my 17month old can easily go I'm a carrier but not sure about my 3 1/2 yr old she gets easily distracted and would probably need to be carried after about 1 km....can anyone recommend a child carrier (she's 3'2 a...  Read more

I'm 44 married and no children. Would like to have
Updated 1/11/2015 8:02:23 AM

I'm 44 married and no children. Would like to have some people to be accountable with. I'm on Atkins and need to get back to exercising. Any suggestions would be great....  Read more

Cooking up Some Fun

Download the free e-cookbook and show your child the joy of cooking. It offers healthy alternatives & ideas for parents & caregivers of children. http://www.peelregion.ca/health/obesity/re
sources/pdfs/cookbook.pdf...  Read more

Probiotics Are Essential for Prevention of Dis-ease & Obesity

I have used probiotics and digestive enzymes for 20 years. I have found that, in addition to Lecithin and Chromium Picolinate, probiotics assist in keeping the blood sugar normalized. They are also VERY important for the immune system. There are at...  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

Cool Infographic: How Kids Consume Food Marketing

As some of you may remember, Coach Tanya recently blogged about how First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray and announced last month that there will be changes to the school lunch program. To...  Read more

Slash Your Child's Risk for Obesity by 40%--Without Diet or Exercise

We put a lot of the blame for childhood obesity on fast food, school lunches, and sedentary lifestyles, and certainly all of these factors (along with many others) are at play. But can we really do much about these factors, especially in the short-te...  Read more