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Articles about or concerning Children who are Overweight or Obese, Treatment and Symptoms, Prevention, Diets to Help, and Medical Conditions Linked to Childhood Obesity.
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Steps You Can Take to Help an Overweight Child

 Brent Cullen (January 31, 2012)  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 are our children. There are many parents who are totally shocked when they witness their children eating large amounts of food and when they begin to put on extra pounds, they put the .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Stem Cells Enhancers: How Helpful Are They?

 Raj Kumar (August 24, 2011)  The ingredients simply aid the release of stem cells from the bone marrow into the bloodstream. Through a natural process, those stem cells then travel to areas of the body where they are most needed. But there are certain products, known as the stem cell enhancers which increase the generation of cells manifold to provide a healthier life. This way, one can heal oneself through .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Say “NO” To Junk Food - Six Easy Suggestions for Better Eating Habits of Your Children

 Wendy Pearson (February 28, 2011)  Junk foods are those that are low in nutrition value however have higher calorific values. In addition, they have too much sugar, fat, oil as well as salt. Food containing low nutrition value tends to lower the IQ level of kids while food containing natural vitamins and minerals can help to increase it. Examples of junk food items include burgers, chips, sweets and nearly every deep .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Athletic Vibram Five Fingers purchase have four big standard

 Emily Ben (December 15, 2010)  The 4~14-year-old teenager foot department develops immaturity still. Be dressed in out of character shoe, in addition to making the kid walk is also uncomfortable and easy and tired, make and not and very twist a feet department ligaments. Particularly is the strenuous exercises that does to usually jump up to jump to fall if play basketball and kick football, don't wear athletic five .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

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 Ruth Johnson (July 13, 2010)  Ultrasound 3D 4D Los Angeles, Riverside, Ontario, Anaheim. Meet your baby in 3D 15 weeks before birth. 3D/4D Ultrasound by 4D Special Delivery of Upland. 3D/4D Ultrasound Every Saturday $50 Call for Details!In the past, expectant parents were only able to see black and white, flat images of their unborn child through traditional 2D ultrasounds. New 4D ultrasound technology allows three . (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

3 Tips To Help Get Your Kids On A Healthy Diet

 James Okai (July 02, 2010)  Creating a healthy atmosphere about healthy foods at home can go a long way in helping your child adopt the right attitude for good healthy foods. Having a home that is focused on health is one of the smartest decisions parent can make for their loved ones. Making your child have a good relationship with food will also benefit them greatly. After all, they will be learning from you. .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

 Jenny Pilley (April 21, 2010)  Eating healthily is vital for everyone, but it's even more essential for growing kids. With their legs and arms sprouting, children need a healthy and varied diet in order to shoot up. For every parent or minder, healthy eating for kids should be a top priority. After all, keeping their little ones in tip-top condition is very important! Thankfully, it's now easier than ever to make .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Obesity in Children and Prediabetes

 Mia Sidiro (June 18, 2008)  Eighteen percent of Canadian children between the ages of 2 and 17 are overweight and eight percent, or 500,000 are obese. Those are scary findings by any standards. Of those with weight problems, 25% has prediabetes. Obesity in children and prediabetes will surely be one of the biggest burdens on medical costs incurred in the near future. The truth is that we all think that obesity .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

School-Age Children Falling Into Obese Category

 Matt Ehrlin (April 01, 2008)  As the world's population continues to increase, the problem of obesity also increases; more worrying still is the number of school-age children that are falling into the obese category. In order to lose those excess pounds, many people resort to surgery whereas other people realize that a healthy diet with regular exercise is a better method. Losing weight should be viewed as a long .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

How to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

 Shawntel Ashcroft (March 30, 2008)  There is a growing trend in America that each year more children are weighing in on the scale as obese. According to the National Center of Health Statistics 17%-19% more children were obese then in previous years.1 More than double the number of children are obese than were in 1980.2 What is causing this increase in overweight children? How can we help our children not to be part of .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Children and Obesity

 Dean Novosat (March 29, 2008)  Obesity is a growing epidemic not only in the United States, but in the rest of the world as well. And doctors are starting to notice that obesity is starting earlier and earlier in life. In the past, obesity was typically seen in people who were middle-aged or older. But now, there is a growing concern about children who are obese or are on their way to becoming obese. The reasons are .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Child Obesity Facts and Treatment

 Jyoti Mali (March 08, 2008)  Now day's parents are worried because of their child obesity problems and number of over weight children is increasing day by day. Fattiness in children not only makes them to feel inferior but also causes many harmful diseases in small age like diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, and many more diseases can be gathered around them. Access weight can bring them in depression also. .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Childhood Obesity Prevention Laced with Personal Responsibility Taking Behavior

 Rick Osbourne (March 06, 2008)  Operation Pull Your Own Weight (OPYOW) is a practical childhood obesity prevention strategy that's laced with a heavy dose of personal responsibility taking behavior. OPYOW is based on the common sense observation that kids who can do pull ups are never obese. Furthermore, given access to a height adjustable pull up bar and a technique called leg assisted pull ups (jumping and pulling .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Overweight Children - The Global Epidemic

 Mike Page (March 03, 2008)  Children who watch TV while eating are twice as likely to eat “junk" food as opposed to fruits and vegetables. Today's sedentary lifestyle for children is raising their risk of obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and other disorders. Read how you can help reverse this alarming trend. Today's parents are having their pediatrician tell them their 11-year-old son has Type 2 diabetes or . (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Childhood Obesity - A Parent's Role

 Karen Graham (February 28, 2008)  Childhood obesity. It is a shame these two words have to be put together and put together so often. The word childhood should conger up thoughts of children playing, learning, exploring and just having fun. When the word obesity is attached a whole different image comes to mind. Obesity brings to mind heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Obesity takes the .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Obesity In Our Children - It's Not Being Taken Serious Enough

 James R. Donaldson (February 27, 2008)  I am probably going to upset some people with this article but I don't feel we are trying hard enough in the area of reducing childhood obesity in this country. It has to start in the home where we are taught most things needed to begin life; values are set in us at a very young age that we build upon throughout the rest of our lives, those values act as our foundation. We are taught .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

The New Epidemic - Child Obesity

 Lauren Weiss (December 06, 2007)  Child Obesity. . . it's everywhere now. Over 1 in 5 kids are obese now. What is happening to our kids? Things have changed a lot since I was a child, nearly 50 years ago. We had Physical Education in school every single day, it was mandatory. Most of us kids brought our lunches to school, consisting of a healthy sandwich, fresh fruit, homemade cookies, and juice or milk to drink. Or you . (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Prevention or Cure for Childhood Obesity?

 Rick Osbourne (November 24, 2007)  Despite the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, selling prevention has always been a challenge. Just ask any insurance salesman. On the other hand selling that pound of cure is no problem at all. Just ask any surgeon. When you gotta have it, you gotta have it. You don't even bother to stop and ask how much? Prevention Yes, But. . . Now what does this little .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Fun and Childhood Obesity With Solutions

 Rolf Rasmusson (November 14, 2007)  Childhood obesity has become a pandemic of our time. In the last several decades, the percentage of overweight children and adolescents has more than doubled. Children with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than or equal to the 95th percentile for gender and age are considered overweight. The number of children who meet this criteria is growing each year in the U. S. Risks of obesity .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Selling Cool, and Winning the War on Childhood Obesity One Child at a Time

 Rick Osbourne (November 06, 2007)  In order to beat the childhood obesity epidemic in this country we have to SELL KIDS on an action plan that they will enthusiastically approve. In other words, if kids fail to buy in, all the time, effort, energy, and resources we spend on promoting any program will be meaningless and inconsequential, not to mention a total waste. So the bottom line question in my mind is, are we smart . (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

Are We A Fat Nation? Childhood Obesity Facts

 Theresa Cahill (October 31, 2007)  As most everyone knows, childhood obesity is on the rise in America. It is estimated that tens of millions of children are either overweight or obese. What is the cause of this so-called epidemic? And how can parents and the medical world take control to lower the incidence of childhood obesity? First of all, it is important to note that children, like adults, must burn the calories .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

How To Help Your Overweight Child

 Sergey Popov (October 28, 2007)  Obesity is an increasing problem for children. As in adults, there is no quick and easy way for kids to lose weight. Instead, many overweight kids end up becoming overweight adults. Healthy eating and physical activity habits are key to your child’s well-being. Eating too much and exercising too little can lead to overweight and related health problems that can follow children .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

What Are The Causes Of Childhood Obesity?

 Cindy Heller (September 17, 2007)  Today, the rise in childhood obesity has several causes. The main cause of obesity is certainly children eating too much and/or not performing regular exercise or being generally inactive. The extra calories that are not able to burn up through exercises or physical activities will translate into fat, and when this fat becomes excessive and more, one will become obese. This difference .. (Childhood Obesity Prevention)

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