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How To Help An Overweight Child Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Help An 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

I'm doing Phase 1 of Atkins. I'm diabetic and 110 lbs overweight. I'm 46 and I want to live as long
Updated 7/25/2016 9:48:29 AM

I'm doing Phase 1 of Atkins. I'm diabetic and 110 lbs overweight. I'm 46 and I want to live as long as possible...I want to live to be an old woman and see and experience all I can on this earth, Lord willing.. I MUST DO THIS!! #lowcarb...  Read more

I need help with some good and healthy recipes tha
Updated 7/25/2016 1:41:40 AM

I need help with some good and healthy recipes that I can make for my boyfriend and I that help promote weight loss! :)...  Read more

Has anyone heard about Saxenda? It's a weightloss injection prescribed by Doctors to help curb appet
Updated 7/25/2016 9:33:55 PM

Has anyone heard about Saxenda? It's a weightloss injection prescribed by Doctors to help curb appetite. Was curious if anyone has heard or used it #help #motivation #friendfinder...  Read more

ISO motivational quotes to help me take control of
Updated 7/24/2016 10:03:15 PM

ISO motivational quotes to help me take control of my life....  Read more

Need help was doing real good lost 40 pounds but l
Updated 7/24/2016 8:02:54 PM

Need help was doing real good lost 40 pounds but last three days been bad wanting to eat all time and drink soda need help get back on track...  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

Why are you overweight?

We are not unhappy because we are overweight; we are overweight because we are unhappy....  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