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Childhood Obesity Prevention category provides info on kids. Childhood obesity is a dangerous medical condition that affects youngsters and teenagers. It happens when a youngster is well above the common weight for his or her age and height. Get info here.

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Diet for Children

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Diet for Children

Do gluten and dairy free foods play a role in autistic behavior? Is each child's chemical makeup different, and if so, does it really matter what we feed our...

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Childhood Obesity - The Root Causes

Childhood Obesity - The Root Causes

Obesity in children is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 95th percentile for age and gender. Childhood obesity is increasing globally at an...

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Childhood obesity has increased tremendously in the last 30 years. Find out what/who are some of the contributing factors.

By: Shannon Boise l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 21, 2012
Dr. Panchali Moitra

All children need to gain weight as they grow older, but gaining extra pounds - more than what's needed to support their growth and development can lead to childhood obesity. Combating childhood

By: Dr. Panchali Moitra l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 20, 2012

No one knows the pain an obese child goes through better than his mother. She watches as her child is picked on for being overweight. She worries what the weight will do to his health. This article

By: S. Mary Albritton l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 18, 2012
Jay R Holt

Anywhere you go it is hard to not see someone who is obese. But now it is also common to see obese children. Blame for this can be placed in many different areas. Parents who are not good role models

By: Jay R Holt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 18, 2012
Jay R Holt

Healthy kids eat healthy food, it's as simple as that. If you put mud into your car instead of gasoline you can't expect it to run efficiently. Start feeding your kids natural healthy foods to see

By: Jay R Holt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 17, 2012
Lynda J Knight

I believe that statement is true. Does this mean we turn our backs on obese children, may it never be so. Overfeeding children has become epidemic, parents are afraid to say, no. You can help your

By: Lynda J Knight l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 02, 2012
Christina Major

Making sure our kids eat healthy is our responsibility. But the rights of the parents may be taken away if we are not careful. Using a real-life example, let's look at the standards and implications

By: Christina Major l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 19, 2012
Shira Litwack

Given the plentiful Earth we are blessed with in this continent - it is life's ultimate oxymoron that we should have such a deplorable child health status. More proof - that more is NOT better - and

By: Shira Litwack l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 17, 2012
Mike E Davis

Our children are growing and not in the right direction. If we don't get a handle on this problem the cost of healthcare will grow out of the stratosphere. Eating food that is alive and good for the

By: Mike E Davis l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 16, 2012
Margaret Heaps

Somehow this nation of fat people must save our children from the effects of childhood obesity which follows us into adulthood. Our children should feel safe and secure in our homes, schools and

By: Margaret Heaps l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 07, 2012

There are simple factors in every parent's control that can reduce the chance of childhood obesity. In society today, approximately one in five children will be labeled as obese. Obesity is defined

By: KC Wheeler l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 05, 2012

Obesity is excess accumulation of body fat. For children a body mass index greater than 95th percentile for age and gender is considered obese. Self-esteem is a term used in psychology to describe a

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 04, 2012
Art Cook

One of the more prominent causes of childhood obesity is good old mom and dad. Yes, it's true our children learn a good part of all their behaviors and develop future habits from their parents,

By: Art Cook l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 29, 2012

How can we help our kids lose weight? Is it important that they slim down? Yes! It is vital that we "cut our kids down to size!" Extra calories are creating more than plump cheeks and chubby bodies.

By: Sue Bristol l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 28, 2012
Kristine Lockwood

It's never too late to start a healthy habit, especially with kids. They like to move, and there are several ways parents can influence their children to exercise. We know that parents influence kids

By: Kristine Lockwood l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 16, 2012

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start when supporting young people with complex needs, including those who have Attention Deficit Disorders. When my colleague Jo Steer, a Clinical Psychologist,

By: Kate Horstmann l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 14, 2012

One of the largest challenges that any child can face is being overweight. Not only are overweight children more likely to be heavy adults, but they also face many emotional and physical side effects

By: Joe Busch l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 13, 2012

Obesity in children is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 95th percentile for age and gender. Childhood obesity is increasing globally at an alarming rate. It is caused primily by

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 10, 2012

The food your child eats is important not only now but also for the rest of his or her life. A small child is going to need various types of foods for energy to play, grow, and to build a healthy

By: Dhames Wary Karthiges l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 07, 2012

In the United States today, one of every three children is obese. This is the major health issue in that country. Obesity, especially in people so young, leads to early onset Diabetes, strokes and

By: Mike Derfasi l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 01, 2012
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Do gluten and dairy free foods play a role in autistic behavior? Is each child's chemical makeup different, and if so, does it really matter what we feed our children as long as it is packed with

By: Julie F. Callicutt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 30, 2012 lViews: 111 lComments: 0

Obesity in children is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 95th percentile for age and gender. Childhood obesity is increasing globally at an alarming rate. It is caused primily by

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0

Obesity is excess accumulation of body fat. For children a body mass index greater than 95th percentile for age and gender is considered obese. Self-esteem is a term used in psychology to describe a

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 04, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0

No one knows the pain an obese child goes through better than his mother. She watches as her child is picked on for being overweight. She worries what the weight will do to his health. This article

By: S. Mary Albritton l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Jay R Holt

Anywhere you go it is hard to not see someone who is obese. But now it is also common to see obese children. Blame for this can be placed in many different areas. Parents who are not good role models

By: Jay R Holt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Jay R Holt

Healthy kids eat healthy food, it's as simple as that. If you put mud into your car instead of gasoline you can't expect it to run efficiently. Start feeding your kids natural healthy foods to see

By: Jay R Holt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Lynda J Knight

I believe that statement is true. Does this mean we turn our backs on obese children, may it never be so. Overfeeding children has become epidemic, parents are afraid to say, no. You can help your

By: Lynda J Knight l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0

The food your child eats is important not only now but also for the rest of his or her life. A small child is going to need various types of foods for energy to play, grow, and to build a healthy

By: Dhames Wary Karthiges l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0

Childhood obesity has increased tremendously in the last 30 years. Find out what/who are some of the contributing factors.

By: Shannon Boise l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 21, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Kristine Lockwood

It's never too late to start a healthy habit, especially with kids. They like to move, and there are several ways parents can influence their children to exercise. We know that parents influence kids

By: Kristine Lockwood l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Dr. Panchali Moitra

All children need to gain weight as they grow older, but gaining extra pounds - more than what's needed to support their growth and development can lead to childhood obesity. Combating childhood

By: Dr. Panchali Moitra l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Christina Major

Making sure our kids eat healthy is our responsibility. But the rights of the parents may be taken away if we are not careful. Using a real-life example, let's look at the standards and implications

By: Christina Major l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 19, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0

There are simple factors in every parent's control that can reduce the chance of childhood obesity. In society today, approximately one in five children will be labeled as obese. Obesity is defined

By: KC Wheeler l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 05, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Margaret Heaps

Somehow this nation of fat people must save our children from the effects of childhood obesity which follows us into adulthood. Our children should feel safe and secure in our homes, schools and

By: Margaret Heaps l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 07, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

One of the largest challenges that any child can face is being overweight. Not only are overweight children more likely to be heavy adults, but they also face many emotional and physical side effects

By: Joe Busch l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

How can we help our kids lose weight? Is it important that they slim down? Yes! It is vital that we "cut our kids down to size!" Extra calories are creating more than plump cheeks and chubby bodies.

By: Sue Bristol l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

In the United States today, one of every three children is obese. This is the major health issue in that country. Obesity, especially in people so young, leads to early onset Diabetes, strokes and

By: Mike Derfasi l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 01, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Shira Litwack

Given the plentiful Earth we are blessed with in this continent - it is life's ultimate oxymoron that we should have such a deplorable child health status. More proof - that more is NOT better - and

By: Shira Litwack l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 17, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Joel Gray

Games and sports are an opportunity for children to mingle with other kids and get some exercise. Children should not be deprived of outdoor play and should instead be encouraged to participate.

By: Joel Gray l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 28, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Brent Cullen

Today, it is a fact that the percentage of people in America who are overweight and those who are suffering from eating disorders is rapidly on the rise and the sad thing is that many of these people

By: Brent Cullen l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 29, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
1 2|  

Do gluten and dairy free foods play a role in autistic behavior? Is each child's chemical makeup different, and if so, does it really matter what we feed our children as long as it is packed with

By: Julie F. Callicutt l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 30, 2012 lViews: 111 lComments: 0

How can we help our kids lose weight? Is it important that they slim down? Yes! It is vital that we "cut our kids down to size!" Extra calories are creating more than plump cheeks and chubby bodies.

By: Sue Bristol l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Kristine Lockwood

It's never too late to start a healthy habit, especially with kids. They like to move, and there are several ways parents can influence their children to exercise. We know that parents influence kids

By: Kristine Lockwood l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start when supporting young people with complex needs, including those who have Attention Deficit Disorders. When my colleague Jo Steer, a Clinical Psychologist,

By: Kate Horstmann l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0

One of the largest challenges that any child can face is being overweight. Not only are overweight children more likely to be heavy adults, but they also face many emotional and physical side effects

By: Joe Busch l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

Obesity in children is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 95th percentile for age and gender. Childhood obesity is increasing globally at an alarming rate. It is caused primily by

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0

Obesity is excess accumulation of body fat. For children a body mass index greater than 95th percentile for age and gender is considered obese. Self-esteem is a term used in psychology to describe a

By: Mary Slessor Limbe l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 04, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0

The food your child eats is important not only now but also for the rest of his or her life. A small child is going to need various types of foods for energy to play, grow, and to build a healthy

By: Dhames Wary Karthiges l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0

In the United States today, one of every three children is obese. This is the major health issue in that country. Obesity, especially in people so young, leads to early onset Diabetes, strokes and

By: Mike Derfasi l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 01, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
KellyAnn Smith

A physical education classrooms worth is now, more than ever, being questions by various school districts. Some argue that they are less valuable than if students were to join a membership or club

By: KellyAnn Smith l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 28, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0
Brent Cullen

Today, it is a fact that the percentage of people in America who are overweight and those who are suffering from eating disorders is rapidly on the rise and the sad thing is that many of these people

By: Brent Cullen l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 29, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Joel Gray

Games and sports are an opportunity for children to mingle with other kids and get some exercise. Children should not be deprived of outdoor play and should instead be encouraged to participate.

By: Joel Gray l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Jan 28, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Christina Major

Making sure our kids eat healthy is our responsibility. But the rights of the parents may be taken away if we are not careful. Using a real-life example, let's look at the standards and implications

By: Christina Major l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 19, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Lynda J Knight

I believe that statement is true. Does this mean we turn our backs on obese children, may it never be so. Overfeeding children has become epidemic, parents are afraid to say, no. You can help your

By: Lynda J Knight l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Mike E Davis

Our children are growing and not in the right direction. If we don't get a handle on this problem the cost of healthcare will grow out of the stratosphere. Eating food that is alive and good for the

By: Mike E Davis l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 16, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Shira Litwack

Given the plentiful Earth we are blessed with in this continent - it is life's ultimate oxymoron that we should have such a deplorable child health status. More proof - that more is NOT better - and

By: Shira Litwack l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 17, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Margaret Heaps

Somehow this nation of fat people must save our children from the effects of childhood obesity which follows us into adulthood. Our children should feel safe and secure in our homes, schools and

By: Margaret Heaps l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 07, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

There are simple factors in every parent's control that can reduce the chance of childhood obesity. In society today, approximately one in five children will be labeled as obese. Obesity is defined

By: KC Wheeler l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Mar 05, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Art Cook

One of the more prominent causes of childhood obesity is good old mom and dad. Yes, it's true our children learn a good part of all their behaviors and develop future habits from their parents,

By: Art Cook l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0

Childhood obesity has increased tremendously in the last 30 years. Find out what/who are some of the contributing factors.

By: Shannon Boise l Health & Fitness > Childhood Obesity Control l Apr 21, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
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