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Is Your Child Overweight Resources

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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

5 Emotional Roadblocks That Are Keeping You Fat

Eat less, move more is the advice touted to the overweight ad nauseam, as if it were really that simple.   I have been in the business of helping individuals take off unwanted pounds for more than 30 years. Although success usually does incl...  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

Will be so glad when this week is over. I am not
Updated 9/27/2016 8:27:53 AM

Will be so glad when this week is over. I am not sleeping from worrying about hubby and all the medical tests and up coming surgery. Trying to finish some quilts for Christmas to keep me from eating....  Read more

Today I am grateful for almond milk because it's s
Updated 9/26/2016 11:31:54 PM

Today I am grateful for almond milk because it's sweet enough to make me feel like I'm getting a treat yet filling enough to not make me binge....  Read more

Am I the only one that finds this difficult to sta
Updated 9/26/2016 11:28:24 PM

Am I the only one that finds this difficult to start? 😥 #Icandoit #Iwill #firstpost...  Read more

Was not doing to well this month, but I am back on
Updated 9/26/2016 10:48:17 PM

Was not doing to well this month, but I am back on track. I lost 4 lbs! I am now 162 pounds. My mom keep saying i was losing weight. But i was not seeing it so i just stopped. Need to give myself a break and then just keep pushing....  Read more

Hello everyone...am new to this community. looking for weight loss buddies..in my 30's and need to
Updated 9/26/2016 10:27:08 PM

Hello everyone...am new to this community. looking for weight loss buddies..in my 30's and need to lose 30lbs. Thanks....  Read more

Why are you overweight?

We are not unhappy because we are overweight; we are overweight because we are unhappy....  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 category—up from seven percent in 1980...  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

Childhood Eating Disorders on the Rise

When you think of childhood issues related to weight and health, overweight and obesity are probably the first two that come to mind. The media puts a lot of focus on kids who eat too much and don't exercise enough. But there is another alarming tr...  Read more

In the News: Mom’s Stress Level Could Affect Child’s Weight

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between mom’s 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