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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

28 yr old female, married but no children yet, weight loss goal is 100+ lbs, huge tumblr/fandom/book
Updated 6/21/2015 2:02:53 PM

28 yr old female, married but no children yet, weight loss goal is 100+ lbs, huge tumblr/fandom/book nerd, would love to have a buddy to email/text/fbook chat/tumblr with to stay accountable! Would be especially nice if from Ottawa (Canada)!...  Read more

I have ALWAYS had sleep issues. Even as a child.
Updated 6/19/2015 3:38:49 AM

I have ALWAYS had sleep issues. Even as a child. It seems that I eat more when tired and i do less. Does anyone else struggle with sleep issues? Any suggestions?...  Read more

Started June 2nd no side effects at 1 pill/day, do
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Started June 2nd no side effects at 1 pill/day, down 6.5 lbs on 6/18, still on 1 pill/day due to side effects when I upped to next dosage. Absolutely helps me. Will be cheaper if it continues to work at lower doseage! $70 with card....  Read more

I'm in the same spot! i would love another child b
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I'm in the same spot! i would love another child but my body just doesn't work at this weight....which is probably good...pregnancy is hard enough i can't imagine it at this weight....  Read more

I also work more than full time, just finished college, have 4 children, and am active in my church.
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I also work more than full time, just finished college, have 4 children, and am active in my church. I do 30 minutes on the elliptical every day. That's my me time. It usually happens at 9:30 at night or later, but it does happen....  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