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Child Obesity Program Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Child Obesity Program.

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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

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

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

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 want to do a hybrid exercise program (PiYo and P
Updated 11/13/2014 8:58:29 PM

I want to do a hybrid exercise program (PiYo and P90). Does anyone have advice/suggestions?...  Read more

Graduated the C25k Program!
Updated 11/14/2014 6:29:31 AM

I'm finally a C25k Graduate!! Around 2 months ago I couldn't even run for 1 minute straight. But, this morning I ran for 30 minutes without stopping. It was cold when I started my run at about 33 degrees and I already did a run yesterday, but I...  Read more

One week journal before starting I kept a one week journal before i started the program and man! Wh
Updated 11/12/2014 12:47:36 PM

One week journal before starting I kept a one week journal before i started the program and man! What a mess my diet is! So now, i will make up a menu for 2 weeks at a time, shop from that menu and work hard to stick with it....  Read more

New here I am 24 years old with two children. Look
Updated 11/10/2014 5:13:24 PM

New here I am 24 years old with two children. Looking to lose about 80 lbs and would love to find some buddies to get motivated and share info with!...  Read more

Hi , Iam new to the program . Iam 56 very active
Updated 11/12/2014 11:42:50 AM

Hi , Iam new to the program . Iam 56 very active and I live in harrison twp mi and Iam looking for some one in my area to buddy up with to stay on track and possible work out with....  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

Kids

Having my GD with me a lot we watch her programs and I have noticed the scream, run around like they are crazy and go nuts when there is a problem. If your young children are loud and wild , watch there programs you will be educated. I don't think my...  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 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

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