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Fast Food Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fast Food 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

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

From Wallet to Waistline

Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'...  Read more

Can someone explain how to use the food traker?
Updated 6/29/2016 3:46:41 PM

Can someone explain how to use the food traker? (Sorry new app)...  Read more

Hi - For the food ideas, I recommend browsing thro
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Hi - For the food ideas, I recommend browsing through recipes in our Healthy Recipes app. What kind of tech support are you needing? I'm happy to try to help with that....  Read more

Anyone know how I can un favorite a food?
Updated 6/29/2016 10:08:42 AM

Anyone know how I can un favorite a food?...  Read more

My fasting blood sugar has been 98 for two days in
Updated 6/29/2016 11:09:57 AM

My fasting blood sugar has been 98 for two days in a row. I manage blood sugar naturally and this is the first time my fasting numbers have been within normal range in years. Macros are important.# low carb #primal...  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

Obesity a Risk in School Lunch Lines

Obesity a Risk in School Lunch LinesObese sixth graders pack on the pounds in much the same manner as their adult counterparts — too much TV, poor dietary habits, and too little physical activity.And school lunches appear to be a major factor in thos...  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

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

Childhood Obesity: Is total TV watching time the problem, or is it the commercials?

It’s been documented for quite a while that there’s a strong link between TV watching and obesity in children. The assumption has usually been that the time a child spends watching TV reduces the time spent on physical activity, but this new researc...  Read more