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Child Obesity Definition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Definition.

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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

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

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

Soda Drinkers Beware!

Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain...  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

I had this thought tonight.. Not counting my child
Updated 9/1/2015 11:45:45 PM

I had this thought tonight.. Not counting my children I need to quit putting effort into relationships. Every time i get drug down and turn to the comfort of food....  Read more

Tired...why won't you sleep child?
Updated 8/26/2015 6:30:26 AM

Tired...why won't you sleep child?...  Read more

The children are off school and I have lost motiva
Updated 8/16/2015 7:08:49 AM

The children are off school and I have lost motivation...  Read more

Survey for moms of young children
Updated 8/23/2015 6:41:42 PM

Hi everyone! We're looking for moms with children ages 0-18 to take the survey below. If you have a few minutes, can you help? http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FHV7N6C Thanks for your time! Coach Jen...  Read more

Article re interaction between ADHD and obesity
Updated 8/10/2015 2:24:41 PM

This slideshow from ADDitude Magazine is a very illuminating presentation; as an ADHDer myself, I found a lot of the information spot-on ("Aha! So *that's* it!" I said more than once). Sharing it for the general edification and usefulness to th...  Read more

Probiotics Are Essential for Prevention of Dis-ease & Obesity

I have used probiotics and digestive enzymes for 20 years. I have found that, in addition to Lecithin and Chromium Picolinate, probiotics assist in keeping the blood sugar normalized. They are also VERY important for the immune system. There are at...  Read more

Virgin Olive Oil releives pain and inflamation

The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma...  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

Poll: Should Obesity Be Considered a Disability?

Last week, I came across an article about the American Medical Association and its actions to staunch the obesity epidemic in the US. At the group's annual meeting last Tuesday, the AMA decided to support doctors' ability to talk about obesity with p...  Read more

Childhood Obesity: Is total TV watching time the problem, or is it the commercials?

Itís been documented for quite a while that thereís a strong link between TV watching and obesity in children. The assumption has usually been that the time a child spends watching TV reduces the time spent on physical activity, but this new researc...  Read more