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Why Is My Child Overweight Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Is My Child Overweight.

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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

I am a breastfeeding Mom. I am in the process of w
Updated 10/18/2014 5:47:38 PM

I am a breastfeeding Mom. I am in the process of weaning my son's now that he is 1 yo. I am starving all the time because of BF'ing. Should my calorie intake maybe be more? It says my calorie intake is 1200 -1500 . Any advice?...  Read more

Here I am on this journey again
Updated 10/18/2014 11:06:29 AM

Started back in July and have lost 34 lbs to date. It has been extremely hard. Coming out a very difficult divorce after 24 years and being divorced for 4 years.and 4 daughters. Oldest daughter had a stroke last year. Second oldest daughter just had...  Read more

Brag line! I am only 3 weeks in and I had a commen
Updated 10/23/2014 6:45:23 PM

Brag line! I am only 3 weeks in and I had a comment from a coworker today that I look more slim! What is something you can brag about today?!...  Read more

Okay so i believe I know why im not receiving some
Updated 10/17/2014 7:39:56 PM

Okay so i believe I know why im not receiving some spark friend request I had 2 pages so i deleted the one I dont use so if you are looking for a buddy or want a budd add me MSDICE1 i also can be found on fb as Sparkle Sweets...  Read more

I've lost 16 pounds in eight weeks, and am down 12
Updated 10/17/2014 4:15:44 PM

I've lost 16 pounds in eight weeks, and am down 12 pounds since I first weighed in on SP. Feeling good! Almost to one-derland. :-)...  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