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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

Soooo hot this week, so waterfight every evening this week with the children cool down and exercise
Updated 7/21/2016 4:48:41 PM

Soooo hot this week, so waterfight every evening this week with the children cool down and exercise which is a bonus...  Read more

Has anyone had back pain caused by obesity ?
Updated 7/19/2016 10:21:05 PM

Has anyone had back pain caused by obesity ?...  Read more

#friendfinder I just had my first child 10 months
Updated 7/19/2016 4:55:57 PM

#friendfinder I just had my first child 10 months ago.... between pregnancy and adjusting to mother hood iv become the heaviest that iv been in all my life...  Read more

I am a 60 year old Mom of 3 adult children and 2 g
Updated 7/17/2016 11:16:02 AM

I am a 60 year old Mom of 3 adult children and 2 grandsons. I am looking for people to keep me motivated on my journey to keeping the weight off. I live in Canada and I need to lose the weight to stay healthy. #friendfinder...  Read more

Hug your children
Updated 7/14/2016 7:31:17 AM

Hug your children...  Read more

Why Obesity Rates Are Rising Faster Than Ever

Why Obesity Rates Are Rising Faster Than EverKey TakeawaysWhile the latest Gallup-Healthways Obesity Index shows 27.7 percent of Americans are now obese, the CDC estimates are closer to 35 percent.Obesity is the result of having too much body fat and...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  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