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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

I am so excited to say I am down 7.4 lbs doing th
Updated 2/10/2016 11:57:32 PM

I am so excited to say I am down 7.4 lbs doing the Happy dance!!!!!...  Read more

I am having a hard time being able to take in all
Updated 2/10/2016 11:05:34 PM

I am having a hard time being able to take in all of my calories needed. Like almost 1000 calories off. What do I need to do? I work as a machine operated /dryer feeder so I don't have the time to munch unless we shut down for a couple of minutes....  Read more

I just recently joined sparkpeople. I am trying to
Updated 2/10/2016 11:46:59 PM

I just recently joined sparkpeople. I am trying to lose about 80lbs but find that I will lose my motivation after a couple days. I guess I am looking for someone the help keep me motivated and on track with my weight loss and exercise....  Read more

Looking for a buddy to exercise with 100 lbs I am
Updated 2/10/2016 9:39:33 PM

Looking for a buddy to exercise with 100 lbs I am trying to loose...  Read more

Hello, I am new to all this. I have decided that I
Updated 2/10/2016 11:15:54 PM

Hello, I am new to all this. I have decided that I need to exercise more and there is certain moves I make that hurt my back. I had back surgery and I am still having trouble. I started walking on treadmill and finally got a exercise bike. Any sugges...  Read more

Why are you overweight?

We are not unhappy because we are overweight; we are overweight because we are unhappy....  Read more

Explore WHY you got here.

You have to remember obesity is a symptom of something else. If you don't explore WHY you have gotten overweight, you continue to struggle. We all know how we got here (over eating, lack of exercise) but why we got here is far more important. The re...  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