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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

Help please :)
Updated 3/25/2015 5:04:41 AM

You can't send any SparkMails until you verify your email address. Click here to read more about this process. Please press the back button on your browser to re-enter the information. Or click here to go back. How do I verify my em...  Read more

PLEASE HELP before my willpower leaves again!
Updated 3/27/2015 12:52:10 PM

Hello.... I created an account about a year ago and never did anything with it. My 'willpower' left shortly after creating the account and it finally returned a few days ago. I want to get a good start before it takes another long vacation! ...  Read more

help with teenager
Updated 3/25/2015 3:10:55 PM

I am a mom of 2 boys, 3 of the 4 of us are overweight. My oldest son is in college and started exercising and lost about 20 pounds. That leaves the 3 of us at home eating unhealthy and sitting on our butts. Today the Dr. told my 15 year old son (he w...  Read more

Motivation help
Updated 3/26/2015 12:21:29 AM

I've been on a long weight loss journey, and I've learned my patterns, but not how to defeat them. I'll be really excited about the changes and being active, and then a switch flips and my motivation dies out, or if I don't see results I get really d...  Read more

Thanks for trying to help. I have edited my goals
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Thanks for trying to help. I have edited my goals about 3-4 times over the past 3 weeks since I got started and they keep resetting back to what SparkPeople figures is correct. It's very annoying and takes way too much of my time....  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