Fighting Kids Obesity
What is the answer to the billion dollars kids obesity epidemic? It seems that governments and communities are failing…
Retired Military Officers Weigh In on Childhood
In 2010, several retired military officers made the startling announcement that the school lunches being served in…
Wondering How to Burp A Baby? Gripe Water is
Only a mother can fully understand the extent of an infant’s predicament caused due to gripe and improper digestion.…
Did You Know The Following About Child Obesity?
Some statistics are just shocking. The number of children suffering from obesity has been on the rise all over the…
Age Specific Obesity Program May Offer More Hope
A study funded by the National Institute of Health has found that an age specific program aimed at teaching weight…
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)…
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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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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New Campaign to Try to Counteract the Effects Of Controversial Atlanta Obesity Ads
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Strong4Life Campaign set off a storm of controversy with some strongly worded billboards as well as television ads that featured obese children and a number of strongly worded slogans meant to draw attention to the problem of childhood obesity in the state of Georgia.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 26, 2012  
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Elements Of Kids Health
Kids Health is an industry worth billions of dollars encompassing many elements which include: fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and the medical industry. Kids Health from a fitness perspective uses gymnasiums and park environments that incorporate games and sporting activities for kids to participate in. Trainers, Coaches or parents all participate in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Oct 14, 2015  
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Childhood Obesity - Addressing A Serious Problem With Our Children
One of the most serious problems facing the youth today is childhood obesity. In America child obesity statistics showed that there are more than 23 million child obesity cases and the figure is rapidly increasing as the days go by. The problem of obesity in children is now being considered…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jul 09, 2012  
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Society/nutrition
I look around all the time and I grow more and more concerned daily with what many of us as parents and grandparents are doing to our children. Children learn from their parents. They are professional copy cats. Grandparents on the other hand tend to be much more forgiving and…
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As most people are aware, the current obesity rate for preschool-aged children has more than doubled…
Mary Helen Black, from the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research and Evaluation…
It is difficult in the world we live in to watch as so many children are literally overburdening…
There is a debate over whether school breakfasts, served in the classroom of a number of schools…
Dara Lynn Weiss certainly did not win a lot of friends with her post in Vogue about how she bullied…
Obese child is ill child, to the more than certain that it will grow into an adult patient. A Polish…

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