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Research On Child Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Research On Child Obesity.

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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

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

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

The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t...  Read more

Research shows that the best day to weigh yourself
Updated 6/25/2015 12:57:36 PM

Research shows that the best day to weigh yourself is Wed or Thursday. That is when your weight is moat accurate. Weekend binging can linger a couple days. For the best result weigh in on Wed or Thurs! :)...  Read more

I recommend you do some research on weightlifting
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I recommend you do some research on weightlifting sites. They'll be more helpful on gearing your diet toward muscle gain....  Read more

28 yr old female, married but no children yet, weight loss goal is 100+ lbs, huge tumblr/fandom/book
Updated 6/21/2015 2:02:53 PM

28 yr old female, married but no children yet, weight loss goal is 100+ lbs, huge tumblr/fandom/book nerd, would love to have a buddy to email/text/fbook chat/tumblr with to stay accountable! Would be especially nice if from Ottawa (Canada)!...  Read more

I have ALWAYS had sleep issues. Even as a child.
Updated 6/19/2015 3:38:49 AM

I have ALWAYS had sleep issues. Even as a child. It seems that I eat more when tired and i do less. Does anyone else struggle with sleep issues? Any suggestions?...  Read more

I'm in the same spot! i would love another child b
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I'm in the same spot! i would love another child but my body just doesn't work at this weight....which is probably good...pregnancy is hard enough i can't imagine it at this weight....  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

Chromium Supplement

Washington's Bastyr University and Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center research results....  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

Slash Your Child's Risk for Obesity by 40%--Without Diet or Exercise

We put a lot of the blame for childhood obesity on fast food, school lunches, and sedentary lifestyles, and certainly all of these factors (along with many others) are at play. But can we really do much about these factors, especially in the short-te...  Read more