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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

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I am a caring person....  Read more

Hi everyone I am new here.
Updated 5/24/2015 7:51:11 AM

My name is Jackie n I learned about this site in my weight loss support group. I hope to meet n make new friends here,...  Read more

I am so hungry but all my remaining calories for t
Updated 5/23/2015 5:28:57 PM

I am so hungry but all my remaining calories for the day are planned for dinner... Either I wait or I go over my limit! I could really use some encouragement this evening!...  Read more

Coach Denise, why does my board say I've lost 18
Updated 5/23/2015 3:59:20 PM

Coach Denise, why does my board say I've lost 18 lbs when I started at 240 and I have put in my weight now as 220? How do I fix it?...  Read more

Why dose it take 7 days to loose a pound. But you
Updated 5/25/2015 9:24:09 AM

Why dose it take 7 days to loose a pound. But you can gain 3or5 in 1 week? Not fair. Any one else experience this?...  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