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Help Overweight Child Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Help Overweight Child.

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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

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

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

TIME TO BURN... I hate the gym so I do manual physical labor to help burn like this morning waste Ma
Updated 9/19/2016 9:29:20 AM

TIME TO BURN... I hate the gym so I do manual physical labor to help burn like this morning waste Management helping to unload a truck of Debris at the dump Smell sucks but at least I feel like I am accomplishing something and not walking nowhere...  Read more

Help!
Updated 9/20/2016 12:40:43 AM

Totally stuck. I have not lost a pound or an inch in over a month. Still religiously following all of the nutritional and portion rules. Only real exercise is yard work and walking. Any suggestions? Thanks...  Read more

Help me decide my lunch for today. Vegan cream of
Updated 9/19/2016 8:34:57 AM

Help me decide my lunch for today. Vegan cream of broccoli or vegetable soup?...  Read more

I need help!!! I've struggled with my weight for t
Updated 9/18/2016 9:05:14 PM

I need help!!! I've struggled with my weight for the last handful of years. I just can't stay focused and motivated enough to stick to eating healthy and working out. I have wonderful twins that I want to be healthy for! Tips? Help? Advice?...  Read more

Hi all. Spark has helped me to stay lean in the past 5 months, so I've decided to share a few of my
Updated 9/18/2016 7:53:19 PM

Hi all. Spark has helped me to stay lean in the past 5 months, so I've decided to share a few of my tricks on a daily basis in the next few weeks. Tip 1: The scent of vanilla discourages craving. Light churned ice cream Yankee Candle before snacking....  Read more

Children Who Sleep More Eat Fewer Calories

Children Who Sleep More Eat Fewer CaloriesIn the US, more than one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Eighteen percent of American children between the ages of six and 11 are in the obese categoryóup from seven percent in 1980...  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

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

In the News: Momís Stress Level Could Affect Childís Weight

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between momís stress level and the weight of her children. The study looked at children in families living below the poverty line, and found that the more stress the mother experienced, th...  Read more

If Your Child Was Overweight, Would You Want to Know?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about parenting, it’s how hard it is to feel judged by others.  When you have kids, your whole life changes and most (if not all) of the decisions you make in life take another little person (o...  Read more