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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

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

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

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

Help! I made an error posting nutrition facts, I p
Updated 4/28/2016 1:01:15 AM

Help! I made an error posting nutrition facts, I posted the correct one also. I can't figure out how to delete the wrong one! Can anyone please help so someone else isn't misinformed...  Read more

Help! I made an error in posting nutrition facts,
Updated 4/29/2016 8:26:11 AM

Help! I made an error in posting nutrition facts, can I delete it? I posted the correct one too, but can't seem to delete the wrong one?...  Read more

My back started to hurt due to the fact I have sco
Updated 4/26/2016 7:31:29 PM

My back started to hurt due to the fact I have scoliosis, but the main problem was not enough exercise. So now I have a motivation; to get healthy, strengthen my body, and get to the weight I've been wanting for a while now! :D...  Read more

Anyone with children and find it hard to stay on t
Updated 4/26/2016 4:56:43 PM

Anyone with children and find it hard to stay on track, being a overwelmed single mother? Let's support each other. Even if you can not relate I'll still love the support. Emotional eater...  Read more

So yesterday I started my journey to a healthier new me. I have four children who I want to get heal
Updated 4/25/2016 12:14:53 PM

So yesterday I started my journey to a healthier new me. I have four children who I want to get healthier for.Three boys ages 9,6,5 and one daughter 7months.i weigh 175.6& need to be 125.Dr put me on phentrimine low carb diet any tips...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  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

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

The Problem of Childhood Obesity: How You Can Be Part of the Solution

The topic of childhood obesity is interesting to me, both personally and professionally.  My job is to help people create a healthier lifestyle, and I’m also the mother of three small children.  But I’ll be honest, when I see st...  Read more