Elements Of Kids Health
Kids Health is an industry worth billions of dollars encompassing many elements which include: fitness, nutrition,…
Moms Fail to Accurately Guess Baby's Body Type:
Erin Hager, an Assistant Professor at the Pediatrics, Growth and Nutrition Division has completed a research study…
Preschool Exercise And Techniques to Motivate
As most people are aware, the current obesity rate for preschool-aged children has more than doubled over the past…
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…
Attention! How to Succeed In the Growing Childhood
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…
Parents: How to Prevent Childhood Obesity for
Dear Parents the Childhood obesity epidemic is on the rise. That's why it's a great idea to start your children on…
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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Sending Your Child To A Fitness Bootcamp For Kids: Will It Work Long-Term?
Fitness bootcamps are a fabulous opportunity for kids to learn new things, try new activities and sports and be introduced to a healthier way of living in general. Away from their parents and siblings, they will likely develop personal independence, find strengths they never knew they had, and make a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 16, 2011  
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Preventing Child Obesity
Working for the past two years in an elementary school, I have been disheartened with the changes in children's nutritional programs and physical activities. We talk constantly about the growing concerns of our children getting overweight, but are we headed in the right direction in preventing child obesity? I think…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 23, 2013  
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Children’s Hospital
If a patient needs to be transferred from another facility to Boston Children's Hospital, call 866-771-KIDS. An attending physician will mobilize the Critical Care Transport Team, discuss the availability of a bed and plan for interim stabilization. Boston Children's has a new "Medical passport" (aka medication list) form for patients…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Oct 31, 2015  
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Cholesterol Tests for Kids
You just finished cleaning up after your son's 10th birthday party last night. You are all worn out. Today, you have scheduled his annual well-child check up. Everything went smoothly, as expected. On your way out, your doctor hands you an order for him to get his cholesterol checked. You…
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Behaviors Vs Obesity
Listen closely to this very simple statement: by the time your child is three their life's foundation is built. By the age of three! In thoses three very short years we have instilled in their young minds a foundation of what they will probably follow as an adult. Not saying…
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The Key to Kids Who Eat Everything? Look to the French
The typical American child eats foods that have no resemblance to natural items- fruit "chews" that have no fruit content at all, chicken nuggets with questionable amounts of actual chicken and french fries that are literally swimming in vegetable oil and coated in salt. Many will not touch a vegetable…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jul 21, 2012  
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Obese Children Are at Risk Of Adult Diseases What Diseases Threaten An Obese Child?
Obese child is ill child, to the more than certain that it will grow into an adult patient. A Polish children were in the forefront of obese children. Do you know what threatens obese child? What causes child obesity a disease? Obese child not only has trouble in a group…
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Despite Obesity Rates Some Schools Are Still Selling Snack Foods: New Laws May Be Sought
Childhood obesity rates, especially in the South remain a major concern. The US Department of Agriculture has recently announced changes to the school lunch programs aimed at addressing those concerns but surprisingly, a new study has revealed that over half of all US public and private schools were still selling…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Feb 08, 2012  
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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 world despite the efforts made by governments and other organizations to stop it. Even with all the information out there, children still find themselves with this condition. The worst part…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jan 25, 2016  
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Children In Schools With Required Physical Education Are Fitter And Smarter According to Studies
In the ongoing battle against childhood obesity there are harsh and hard drawn lines in the sand. Some people are pointing their fingers at the parents, claiming that it all the mother and father that are to blame. Others are pointing at society in general, or the advertisers, the fast…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   May 14, 2012  
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Preschool Exercise And Techniques to Motivate Children
As most people are aware, the current obesity rate for preschool-aged children has more than doubled over the past few decades. The main reasons that children are becoming obese are because they are eating way too much junk food and are not participating in daily preschool exercise. Children that are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 16, 2011  
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Wondering How to Burp A Baby? Gripe Water is Your Answer
Only a mother can fully understand the extent of an infant’s predicament caused due to gripe and improper digestion. Though the infant can’t verbally communicate its discomfort, the message is passed through its continuous and loud wailing. The exact reason causing a baby stomach pain is unknown, though speculations and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Dec 03, 2013  
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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 or obese. Kids obesity is a real problem and is costing tax payers billions of dollars each year to treat. Kids obesity strategies are are only hitting the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Nov 21, 2015  
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Retired Military Officers Weigh In on Childhood Obesity: School Lunches Are A Security Risk
In 2010, several retired military officers made the startling announcement that the school lunches being served in the American cafeterias were not only a blight on the face of good health but a threat to our very security. At the rate of childhood obesity right now, they said, we are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Mar 25, 2012  
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Should Parent Be Responsible for Child Obesity?
Americans are obsessed about health and fitness and will do almost anything to look good. Plastic surgeons are getting rich doing makeovers on aging men and women; Dentists are multiplying in every neighborhood and getting popular with innovative techniques to produce brilliant teeth; and gyms and training videos are everywhere.…
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Parents: How to Prevent Childhood Obesity for Good!
Dear Parents the Childhood obesity epidemic is on the rise. That's why it's a great idea to start your children on a very sensible nutritional program that balances fitness, family, fun and work. Why wait and see if your child will acquire diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease...and try…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Aug 18, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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There is a debate over whether school breakfasts, served in the classroom of a number of schools…
The childhood obesity epidemic keeps worsening across the United States. Mississippi has the dubious…
The reports continue to pour in and none of them have good news. According to one of those reports,…
Whether it’s sports, arts, music or education there has to be a well thought through strategy to…
The numbers for childhood obesity hold both good and bad news according to a new study which is being…
In Britain, the government is suggesting that even babies, non-walking babies at that, should be…

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