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How To Help An Overweight Child Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Help An Overweight Child.

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

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

Nutrition Tips and Supplements for Insomnia

Is a good night’s sleep eluding you? Tossing and turning the whole night through, Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep, There is more help than just counting sheep. There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more...  Read more

Help tracking housekeeping job calories
Updated 7/27/2014 12:51:14 PM

I just started a housekeeping job in a hotel that has me moving nonstop for almost 8 hours a workday... for 3-4 days a week. By the end of the day I'm absolutely drenched in sweat and exhausted. On my days off, though, I'm almost 100% sedentary as my...  Read more

Golly! I need help.....
Updated 7/26/2014 3:32:03 PM

I list 138 lbs . Going great.....then hit plateau after plateau......got discouraged and have been discouraged. Have at least another. 100 pounds to lose. I have become loose in my eating....eating more sugar and carbs. Get shaky and ravenous se...  Read more

I need help!!!!!
Updated 7/26/2014 3:35:50 PM

Hello I am a 44 year old working wife and mother. I need to lose almost 70 pounds. I would love to have some accountability partners. Consistency is my problem. I know I can do this....  Read more

I really need some help after starting to exercise
Updated 7/27/2014 8:28:40 PM

Hi everyone, I'm a 20 yo female, I'm 5'7 and weigh 160lbs. I hope to get to around 135-140. I've been restricting calories for abt 4 weeks now. I started with 1200 cals/day but decided to up my calories to 1400 cals 1-2 weeks ago. I usually end up ea...  Read more

Help! The dreaded water. I can't do it!
Updated 7/28/2014 6:07:55 AM

I can't drink water! It makes me feel like I'm gonna be ill. 46 I've tried everything. Flavouring, adding ice, even juice. Anyone have any ideas please? I know I need to but....... I'm stuck. 39...  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