Obesity among children is a national health crisis and a terrifying reality. It can cripple our country for generations to come unless significant changes are made.Not all obese infants become obese c...
Americans eat too much. That's no secret. But why? A couple of interesting reports have come out lately pointing to different pieces of that puzzle. The biggest problem seems to be our lack of underst...
Let's get this straight, kids should not diet! They should play, burn calories and replenish them with good nutrition. It's only when children eat too many sugars (and too many calories) and then do n...
Type 2 (formerly known as Adult Onset diabetes) is reaching epidemic proportions among children in the US. This is caused primarily by lifestyle choices. Here are some ways to help your children avo...
The combination of poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and too much television and video games is linked to a continuing and frightening rise in childhood obesity. As parents, we must face this i...
One of the more disturbing trends in today's society is that of childhood obesity. It has become an epidemic around the United States in the last two decades. Since the 1970s, there has been an alarmi...
One of the sad facts of our time is that young people have fewer and fewer chances to be physically active. In elementary and primary schools, quite often there is a lack of space and equipment for se...
Is your son or daughter overweight? Or are they merely afflicted with baby fat, which they will eventually grow out of?The fact is, childhood obesity is an enormous epidemic that effects individuals n...
We are all aware that obesity is a major problem in our society. Yet usually, in thinking about the problem, we only focus on the adult problem. But the fact is, obesity among children has doubled in ...
The increasing rate of childhood obesity is alarming. Unhealthy eating habits have led us to a nation populated by overweight children and their parents. Children are being diagnosed with health con...