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Healthy Habits Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Habits Children.

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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

When Mom & Dad Diet: Talking to Kids About Weight Loss

It's a philosophy that's repeated time and time again: Healthy habits start at home. And it's true—taking steps towards positive lifestyle changes in the pursuit of weight loss and overall health in the home are among the most rewar...  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

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

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Updated 7/23/2016 2:36:57 AM

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Eating healthy didn't go so well today. Stopped at
Updated 7/22/2016 9:10:52 PM

Eating healthy didn't go so well today. Stopped at Arby's for dinner before work. Needed something quick and didn't have anything in the house. One bad meal isn't going to throw me off track though :)...  Read more

Since my boyfriend has started eating healthy 2 we
Updated 7/22/2016 7:46:32 PM

Since my boyfriend has started eating healthy 2 weeks ago he's lost a total of 12 lbs! So proud of him 👍😀 a little jealous though, men lose weight so quickly!...  Read more

I'm excited to be in this journey. I'm tracking calories to gain weight healthy , I work for a healt
Updated 7/22/2016 8:24:58 PM

I'm excited to be in this journey. I'm tracking calories to gain weight healthy , I work for a health and wellness company...  Read more

Hope everyone has a fantastic, healthy, productive
Updated 7/22/2016 3:59:10 PM

Hope everyone has a fantastic, healthy, productive day!...  Read more

Lose Weight & Fight Childhood Obesity!

For those of you like myself who have children...don't just help yourself lose weight, help your child stay healthy and active. Do exercises that your child can also participate in at home such as dancing, walking, jumping jacks, etc. I enjoy the qua...  Read more

Walk Kids to School

I started the year off walking my son to school. Time spent in the carpool drop-off lane is now spent walking with my son. Great conversations, teaching him healthy habits, sparing the air of carbon emissions and a bonus workout. I didn't realize...  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

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

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