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Child Obesity Problems Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Problems.

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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

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

Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  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

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

I'm exercising since may. But I have problems in s
Updated 12/18/2014 4:31:14 AM

I'm exercising since may. But I have problems in sticking to diet. I haven't lost a gram,.but I feel better. The scale says I have 2 kg less grease in my body...more muscle? But I do need to lose 70 lb. Help!!...  Read more

app problems
Updated 12/11/2014 2:44:52 PM

every time i go to scan a food the app closes by it self anyone else having this problem ?...  Read more

problems tracking
Updated 12/11/2014 10:11:11 PM

Hi ~ This is so odd ! My water aerobics class this morning did not register at all and I can't figure out why. I got steps credited but not as a workout and I was in the pool for 60 minutes. This is a class I try to take every Wed and I always...  Read more

I seriously have a problem with Chocolate candy. I
Updated 12/12/2014 11:37:13 AM

I seriously have a problem with Chocolate candy. I feel out of control. If I see it, it's like nothing matters and just eat it. I've struggled with addictive behavior/problems in the past. Just wondering if and how people got through it....  Read more

I have been having problems opening my favourites,
Updated 12/9/2014 11:20:49 AM

I have been having problems opening my favourites, it works on my app, and it works on my laptop which is windows 7. I am thinking that there is something I am missing on my windows 8 PC maybe something I need to update or download....  Read more

Endocrinologists treat patients who are overweight or obese

Endocrinologists treat patients who are overweight or obese, sometimes because of metabolic and hormonal problems. When someone is obese they have too much body fat. Thyroid, adrenal, ovarian, and pituitary disorders can cause obesity. Endocrinologis...  Read more

Cooking up Some Fun

Download the free e-cookbook and show your child the joy of cooking. It offers healthy alternatives & ideas for parents & caregivers of children. http://www.peelregion.ca/health/obesity/re
sources/pdfs/cookbook.pdf...  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

The Problem of Childhood Obesity: How You Can Be Part of the Solution

The topic of childhood obesity is interesting to me, both personally and professionally.  My job is to help people create a healthier lifestyle, and I’m also the mother of three small children.  But I’ll be honest, when I see st...  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