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Prevent Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Prevent Child Obesity.

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SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  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

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

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

Hi! I'm 36, married, one child, one dog, two cats
Updated 1/26/2015 7:05:20 AM

Hi! I'm 36, married, one child, one dog, two cats and a half part time job. I live in Hessen, Germany and would love texting and snail mail buddies. I use skype, facebook messenger and whats app. I have 46 kilos to lose....  Read more

Also, unless you have injuries that prevent it or
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Also, unless you have injuries that prevent it or your doc advises against, LIFT HEAVY! You don't need to be afraid of lifting large things, even if you're female. If all you're doing is 5 lbs, it's not enough to make your muscles work to fatigue...  Read more

i also have 3 children and and a spouse who do not
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i also have 3 children and and a spouse who do not share my motivation currently..but now i know i have a comrade in u!...  Read more

Hiking with small children
Updated 1/12/2015 2:30:26 PM

I want to start going on family hikes my 17month old can easily go I'm a carrier but not sure about my 3 1/2 yr old she gets easily distracted and would probably need to be carried after about 1 km....can anyone recommend a child carrier (she's 3'2 a...  Read more

I'm 44 married and no children. Would like to have
Updated 1/11/2015 8:02:23 AM

I'm 44 married and no children. Would like to have some people to be accountable with. I'm on Atkins and need to get back to exercising. Any suggestions would be great....  Read more

Virgin Olive Oil releives pain and inflamation

The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma...  Read more

Cooking up Some Fun

Download the free e-cookbook and show your child the joy of cooking. It offers healthy alternatives & ideas for parents & caregivers of children. http://www.peelregion.ca/health/obesity/re
sources/pdfs/cookbook.pdf...  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

Sneak Peek: 'The Weight of the Nation' Documentary Series

This week, I had the opportunity to attend a screening of a documentary about one of the most pressing issues of our time: the US obesity epidemic. The Weight of the Nation  will air on HBO as a four-part series May 14 and 15. Here is a des...  Read more