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Why Is My Child Overweight Resources

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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

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

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

Hello I am Andrea and I am 37 and want to loose we
Updated 3/28/2015 8:01:06 PM

Hello I am Andrea and I am 37 and want to loose weight BC of my type 2..I need support and new friends to help me along the way.. It's really hard to find support...I'm ready to get this weight off of me..I weigh 228 want to lose 100 pounds......  Read more

I am craving healthy food but with no support its
Updated 3/28/2015 7:51:39 PM

I am craving healthy food but with no support its hard...what can I do???...  Read more

What is everyone thinking for dinner? I am thinkin
Updated 3/28/2015 7:51:33 PM

What is everyone thinking for dinner? I am thinking grilled coconut lime shrimp, corn on the cob, grilled asparagus, and a salad. With frozen yogurt and fruit for desert. Yum...  Read more

I am eating better and drinking more water. How do
Updated 3/28/2015 7:54:25 PM

I am eating better and drinking more water. How do I get into an exercise routine at home. I started with Wii dance 10 minutes....  Read more

Hi, My name is Jen. I am 29. I need to loose abou
Updated 3/28/2015 4:24:04 PM

Hi, My name is Jen. I am 29. I need to loose about 80lbs. I have tired so many times to get into shape and its been a long hard journey that has not gotten very far I need a friend to talk to daily. Who's in?...  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

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