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The Effects Of Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for The Effects Of 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

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  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

Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  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 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

I am at home with a sick child today... The flu...
Updated 1/6/2015 11:59:08 AM

I am at home with a sick child today... The flu... The bag of rolos in my night stand drawer are calling out to meπŸ˜πŸ™‰πŸ™Š...  Read more

Am a married mom of 2 small children looking for a
Updated 12/31/2014 3:33:08 AM

Am a married mom of 2 small children looking for accountability buddies to check me when I eat too much crap and cheer me on to get more exercise! Plus everything in between......  Read more

I have PCOS, It Doesn't Have Me

I do not let the fact that I have PCOS effect how I live my life or the fact that it makes weight loss harder then it does for other women. I make the most of my life as it is and each day at a time I progress towards my goal!...  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

Obesity Squelches Life Expectancy Gains from Declining Smoking Rates

For many years now we have all been educated regarding the harmful effects smoking has on our health and it appears people have finally taken heed to the dangers. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on December 3rd,...  Read more

High School Football Players: Is Bigger Really Better?

The pressure on high school athletes to compete and perform has never been higher than it is now. As college tuition rates continue to rise, many student athletes rely on scholarships to help them get a higher education. But in some sports, kids a...  Read more