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How To Help An Overweight Child Resources

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The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Healthy Ways to Deal with Dry Skin

It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,...  Read more

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

Using SparkPeople to Lose Weight for Your Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to some of the SparkPeople features that can help you lose weight, get fit, tone up, and...  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Give Back

According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his...  Read more

i need some serious help! I suffer from depressio
Updated 2/26/2015 6:24:57 AM

i need some serious help! I suffer from depression, in a terrible relationship, have addiction issues and have been big my entire life. I've tried in so many ways to help myself. I honestly feel like if I lost weight and felt healthy I'd be happy...  Read more

Help! Missing Sparkguy Chris' emails?
Updated 2/23/2015 2:32:54 PM

Hello, I don't know where I'm missing the settings but it seems I do not receive all of Sparkguy's emails. I am subscribed to his blogs and I do occasionally receive his emails to my external email - I have a check next to "Hello from SparkGuy" in p...  Read more

i'm just getting started need help
Updated 2/25/2015 6:51:33 PM

249 249 249 snow outside, miserable overweight, want to lose the heavy feeling!...  Read more

I am looking for someone to help keep me accountab
Updated 2/21/2015 6:20:00 PM

I am looking for someone to help keep me accountable....  Read more

Help! Should I eat Fitbit calories?
Updated 2/21/2015 3:18:52 PM

I have a fitbit flex that syncs automatically with my SP account. I find that it adds a LOT of calories to my daily allowance, even on days when I don't go running. (300-500 calories daily...on days I run a 5k, it's got my allowance up to 2500 calori...  Read more

Why are you overweight?

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