Obese Children Are at Risk Of Adult Diseases
Obese child is ill child, to the more than certain that it will grow into an adult patient. A Polish children were…
Dieting for Children
It is difficult in the world we live in to watch as so many children are literally overburdening their bodies at such…
Kids Obesity: What Governments Are Doing Wrong?
Walk into any school in the US, UK or Australia and you will notice a large percentage of children who are overweight…
Healthy Eating: Do You Struggle With Your Child?
It is of course far easier to encourage a child to eat a healthy diet if they have been bought up on one from a very…
Georgia Childhood Obesity Prevention Ad Campaign
The childhood obesity epidemic keeps worsening across the United States. Mississippi has the dubious honor of being…
Underestimating Both the Weight And the Risk
The weight of children in the United States as well as other countries in the world is increasing dramatically. The…
Childhood Obesity Prevention Articles (64)
How To End Childhood Obesity
Many assume that childhood obesity is only an issue within North America, but according to a BBC News report by Jennifer Pak, this is not the case. In her article she explains that the Malaysian health minister stated that Malaysia has the highest percentage of obese citizens in Southeast Asia.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   May 30, 2011  
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Age Specific Obesity Program May Offer More Hope Than More Generic Plans
A study funded by the National Institute of Health has found that an age specific program aimed at teaching weight loss and health techniques are much more effective in the long term than a more generalized approach. Previously, the NIH had funded weight loss programs with no age specificity with…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 14, 2012  
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Dieting for Children
It is difficult in the world we live in to watch as so many children are literally overburdening their bodies at such young ages by being overweight. These children simply cannot run, jump, and play with the other children because their bodies simply will not allow them to do so.…
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The Dangers Of Being Skinny Fat: Diabetes Risks And More
As little as fifteen years ago, only a very small number of children developed diabetes in their youth, making it "adult onset" at that time. At that time, the numbers were less than three percent of all newly diagnosed cases. Now, nearly half of all newly diagnosed diabetics are children,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jun 12, 2012  
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Healthy Eating: Do You Struggle With Your Child?
It is of course far easier to encourage a child to eat a healthy diet if they have been bought up on one from a very young age. Many parents hit periods of difficulty in getting their child to eat a varied balanced diet, and your reaction towards that period…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 26, 2016  
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Preschool Exercise Games To Keep Kids Active During Cold Weather
Preschool-aged children have tons of energy and require a lot of daily play time and movement in order to thrive and stay healthy. When the weather outside turns frightful, parents often find themselves struggling to find creative ways to keep their children active and moving. As a solution to this…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 23, 2011  
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Childhood Obesity Facts You Should Know
As you are no doubt aware the current situation with childhood obesity is sadly getting worse. As with adults it can create many health problems as well as reducing overall quality of life. Many health professionals are now seeing this as a serious problem and are taking steps with reporting…
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Two New Genes May Show Increased Risk for Childhood Obesity
Researchers, led by Struan Grant, the Associate Director of the Center for Applied Genomics at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, have potentially identified two genes that may increase the risk of childhood obesity, however the team warn that it is only one piece of the puzzle and that these genes…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Apr 11, 2012  
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Kids Obesity: Involves Many Different Elements
Weight, calories and exercise are the pressing issues that face every teen who combat kids obesity problems everyday of their life. Kids obesity, however, is more than just physical exercise and nutrition. Kids obesity also takes a significant toll on the mental acuity of kids who struggle with the social…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 24, 2015  
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Beyond Just Do It: Is Nike Inspiring Or Exploiting With Its Latest Campaign?
Nike released a new ad campaign during the latest Olympics which featured a less than athletic young man, trudging along on a solitary road, searching, according to the voice over, for his greatness. The words and the starkness of the scene are meant to be inspiring to everyone, however there…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 16, 2012  
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Obese Children Are Now Growing Out Of Everything: From School Desks to Clothes Changes Are Vital
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning that child obesity numbers are nearly twenty percent and prone to more and more weight related illnesses, other problems are starting to become more obvious. Kids are tipping the scales and skyrocketing off the charts these days, making it likely that…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 18, 2012  
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Bathing AND Cleanliness During Infancy AND Childhood
During infancy. --------------- cleanliness is essential to the infant's health. The principal points to which especial attention must be paid by the parent for this purpose are the following: At first the infant should be washed daily with warm water; and a bath every night, for the purpose of thoroughly…
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Attention! How to Fight the Growing Childhood Obesity Epidemic!
Your children could be dying way before they should. It is a true fact - a terrible one, but a true one. The childhood obesity epidemic is real! And it may not be your fault. The Center for Disease Control has stated that our younger generation is now facing a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 23, 2012  
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The Journey Of Childhood Obesity
The 2012/13 NCMP (National Child Measurements Programme) report shows obesity rates in Year 6 (pupils aged 10-11 years) to be 20.4% for boys and 17.4% for girls. As the western world continues to expand its waistline, the victims of obesity appear to be growing younger with each passing decade. Health…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Mar 02, 2016  
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Obese Third Grader Removed From His Home: Mother Faces Charges Of Neglect
An eight year old boy in the Cleveland, Ohio area is in foster care, removed from his home after a social services agency petitioned the court. The unnamed third grader was taken to the hospital last year after having some issues with his breathing. While there, he was diagnosed with…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 28, 2011  
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A Common Friend to You & Your Child – Friends
“FRIENDS” is a well known in the field of psychology. It is an especially designed program by Dr. Paula Barrett to help children as well as adults. The key area of focus of this program is anxiety and depression. The program helps in preventing, diagnosing and treating depression and anxiety…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Mar 18, 2014  
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Genetics And the Increased Susceptibility Of Childhood Obesity
Considering that childhood obesity is has been rapidly increasing over the past 30 years, it has become a focus in different sectors of biomedical research, as well as genetics. There are many health risk factors that have been found to be associated with childhood obesity such as cardiovascular disease, prediabetes,…
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Kids Obesity: The Complete Story
Childhood obesity occurs when kids have too much body fat. Kids Obesity can be curtailed with a healthy family. Understanding Kids Obesity Kids Obesity and kids being overweight are terms that you might hear when children have too much body fat that presents a risk to their health. Kids Obesity…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Dec 03, 2015  
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Underestimating Both the Weight And the Risk Factors for Children, Study Shows
The weight of children in the United States as well as other countries in the world is increasing dramatically. The epidemic of childhood obesity is reaching alarming rates with some parents still continuing to be fairly oblivious to what is going on right in front of them. According to information…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   May 26, 2011  
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Gym Classes Cut Obesity: Sorry Those Are No Longer In the School Budget
Physical education programs started because President John F. Kennedy saw the need for children to get more exercise, stay fit and lose weight. Gym classes were part of the curriculum in schools from grades 1 thro:ugh 12 when I was growing up. The school day was from 8:00 a.m. till…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Dec 12, 2012  
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An Hour Of Exercise Benefits Kids: Heart Health Improves Even In Sedentary Children
An English research study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals the benefit of even minimal exercise on kids and teens who are at risk for or are currently listed as obese. That study found that increasing exercise that rated moderate to vigorous on a daily…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 23, 2012  
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Encouraging Fitness for Kids
Proper maintenance of a kids’ health is of utmost importance as a healthy kid is not only an asset for the family but also for the Nation. While ensuring proper maintenance of kids’ health it is necessary to focus on the maintenance of mental health of the kids. Maintenance of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Sep 08, 2015  
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Attention! How to Succeed In the Growing Childhood Obesity Epidemic!
Did you know your children could die...way before they should? It's a terrible fact, but it is true. And it's not your fault! The Center for Disease Control stated that this younger generation is facing a shorter life expectancy than ever before. The reason - obesity and weight issues. Let's…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 23, 2012  
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Getting Kids Active
Whether it’s sports, arts, music or education there has to be a well thought through strategy to engage young people into that activity. Simply believing that you have a great activity that serves them in a positive way is not enough. Not by a long shot. In the relationship between…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Mar 03, 2016  
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Georgia Childhood Obesity Prevention Ad Campaign Stirs Controversy: Are the Ads Equal to Bullying?
The childhood obesity epidemic keeps worsening across the United States. Mississippi has the dubious honor of being the state with the highest child obesity rate but Georgia is not far behind it. An estimated forty percent of the children in the state are either overweight or obese according to the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jan 05, 2012  
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Make Your Kids Smarter, Intelligent And Best Among All Their Peers
The natural ways of stimulating and strengthening the nervous system is irreplaceable. But in some cases, a small boost is required when the person is experiencing some serious nervous breakdowns. They must be told to make their life style as healthy as possible. Children at younger age might be prone…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 18, 2014  
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Childhood Obesity Numbers Show Some Minor Improvements With One Dark Spot
The numbers for childhood obesity hold both good and bad news according to a new study which is being published in the journal, Pediatrics. That study reveals that while there are some bright spots in the childhood obesity rates, the numbers for lower income children may not be quite as…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   May 02, 2012  
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How to Bake Cakes & Breads on Top Of A Gas Stove
On occasion, baking breads and cakes on top of the stove can be more convenient. There's little or no bending and heavy lifting necessary--and depending on your baking choice, the cook time may be shorter on top of the stove than in the oven. Cakes and breads cook differently, and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Dec 08, 2015  
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Childhood Obesity
Obesity is defined as the condition in which an excess accumulation of adipose tissues or body fat negatively affects health and wellbeing. Childhood obesity is a worrisome trend worldwide, with a greater prevalence in the developed countries. Obesity has long been recognized not only as a physical state; but also…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jul 12, 2011  
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Are You Bullying Children About Their Weight to Be Helpful? Well, Knock it Off
We know that children, especially obese children are bullied but we usually assume that the main perpetrators of that bullying are all peers. A new study published in the Pediatrics journal reveals that while peer to peer bullying does account for the majority of incidents, an alarming number of children…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jan 11, 2013  
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Dear Parents the Childhood obesity epidemic is on the rise. That's why it's a great idea to start…
In the ongoing battle against childhood obesity there are harsh and hard drawn lines in the sand.…
The typical American child eats foods that have no resemblance to natural items- fruit "chews" that…
Working for the past two years in an elementary school, I have been disheartened with the changes…
The reports continue to pour in and none of them have good news. According to one of those reports,…
There is a debate over whether school breakfasts, served in the classroom of a number of schools…

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