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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

I want to try low carb but am a TERRIBLE cook. Ca
Updated 5/31/2016 9:59:48 PM

I want to try low carb but am a TERRIBLE cook. Can anyone give me some suggestions? I'm starting to feel like this is impossible for me. :( #lowcarb...  Read more

I am getting stronger every day. Just two weeks ag
Updated 5/31/2016 9:55:59 PM

I am getting stronger every day. Just two weeks ago to get up off the floor in a seated position i would have crawled to something to pull myself up. Today I did it with no help. Huge accomplishment!!!!ūüėÉ...  Read more

Hi everyone I am starting my journey today.
Updated 5/31/2016 9:29:30 PM

Hi everyone I am starting my journey today....  Read more

Well it's my first time trying this out and I am really hoping this will help me. I've tried dieting
Updated 5/31/2016 9:02:13 PM

Well it's my first time trying this out and I am really hoping this will help me. I've tried dieting before without anything like this and it failed. I am excited to try It and get to my goal....  Read more

Ladies and Gentlemen, As of today I am officially
Updated 5/31/2016 8:40:39 PM

Ladies and Gentlemen, As of today I am officially 40 lbs down. I'm sorry it sounds weird saying 40 lbs. Omgosh, I'm super excited! Everything I have been through is so worth it! I have had good days and bad(horrible) days. 60 lbs to my ultimate goal!...  Read more

Why are you overweight?

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

Mind over matter

I mind being overweight and it does matter....  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: 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