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Child Obesity Essay Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Essay.

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Finding the Courage to Win

This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr...  Read more

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

So yesterday I started my journey to a healthier new me. I have four children who I want to get heal
Updated 4/25/2016 12:14:53 PM

So yesterday I started my journey to a healthier new me. I have four children who I want to get healthier for.Three boys ages 9,6,5 and one daughter 7months.i weigh 175.6& need to be 125.Dr put me on phentrimine low carb diet any tips...  Read more

Child off to school. Time to start my day 😊
Updated 4/18/2016 7:20:29 AM

Child off to school. Time to start my day 😊...  Read more

Hi Im 42 and mother of 3 children. The last time I
Updated 4/17/2016 6:19:50 PM

Hi Im 42 and mother of 3 children. The last time I wieghed myself which was about 3 mths ago at 199lbs. I descided to go to the gym, up my protien and down my carbs and get serious with myself. Anyway I go to the gym 6 days a week mostly classes...  Read more

Parents of school age children - need feedback pls
Updated 4/23/2016 9:38:49 PM

Hello all, a little bit off topic but maybe you can give me some feedback. We had new neighbors move in about one and half year ago. My kids were thrilled; they have kids too. My son today is 8 in 2nd grade, the neighbor kid (Dan) turned 9 yesterday...  Read more

Any parents of young children? How do you get time
Updated 4/15/2016 12:45:24 AM

Any parents of young children? How do you get time to workout? My infant doesn't sleep for long and my toddler doesn't take naps anymore. I've been waiting for the weather to get better so I can take them for walks, but until then what can I do?...  Read more

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

United States Obesity Epidemic Continues to SpreadA new report outlining how obesity threatens America's future reveals that obesity rates climbed over the past year in 16 states, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessi...  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

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

Eating Healthy Is Cheaper Than You Think

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Eating Healthy Is Cheaper Than You ThinkWhen people tell you that it's too expensive to eat healthy, tell them that the difference in cost between a nutritious diet and...  Read more

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

Its been documented for quite a while that theres 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