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10 Ways on How to avoid your Child to be Obese by Guardian Angel Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Nov 2007 12:00am We all know that an obese child is a child who has eating disorder habits. But what is really child obesity and how will parents prevent their child to be obese? Here are some facts that I have gathered: A child is obese if their weight is more than 20% higher than the ideal weight for a boy or girl of their age and height. Therefore, pare ... Read on »
Is Child Obesity Child Abuse? by Cascia T. Posted Thu 01 Apr 2010 12:00pm A South Carolina woman was charged with criminal neglect when her 14 year old son reached a shocking 555 pounds. I am sure that many of you can understand the charge because the example is so egregious. But how do we know this is really the mother’s fault? And if we do decide to charge parents of obese kids with child abuse, where do we dr ... Read on »
Child obesity: It's the TV food ... by John R. Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 10:15pm Child obesity: It's the TV food ads, not the TV, study finds Knowing the usual prejudices of Left-leaning academics, I would be amazed if they found anything else! It's garbage, of course. Poor people are fatter and poor people watch more commercial TV -- hence the finding that commercial TV watching "causes" obesity. Note the patroniz ... Read on »
WHO Targets The TV in Child Obesity Prevention by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Sat 22 Jan 2011 12:00am As a part of their campaign for child obesity prevention, the World Health Organization (WHO) is endorsing recommendations aimed to reduce the television marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children. There are a staggering 42 million children worldwide, pre-school aged and younger, that are either overweight or obese. The WH ... Read on »
Health Briefs TV Announce Work On Child Obesity Segment by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Nov 2013 7:00pm From Len….sounds very interesting, would love to be part of this The celebrity-hosted show will air an upcoming segment that touches on the child obesity epidemic in the United States. The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment which will feature information about the child obesity prob ... Read on »
How Television affects Children and What you can do about it! by Dr. Jagdish Vankar Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:19am Most kids start watching tevelision long they enter school and here are some interesting figures: * two-thirds of infants and toddlers watch a screen an average of 2 hours a day * kids under age 6 watch an average of about 2 hours of screen media a day * kids and teens 8 to 18 years spend nearly 4 hours a day in front of a TV screen and alm ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 13 Aug 2013 3:46am 1 Comment Posted by Neill Abayon Breast-feeding may reduce children's risk of being overweight or obese , a large new study from Japan found.Researchers looked at more than 43,000 children, aged 7 and 8, with records of how they were fed during infancy.The study was published online Aug. 12 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.The investigators fir ... Read on »
School PE NOT reducing Obesity In Children by k Patient Expert Posted Tue 31 Mar 2009 11:40pm Yesterday I wrote a piece on obese children and the parents that sometime make them that way. I know this blog is geared towards Men’s Health, but it’s important to think about our children and the importance to stress upon them good health. With that said, I also wrote awhile image via back about how my kid doesn’ ... Read on »
Child Obesity Starts Early…Two Books to Help by Dr. John L. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am What is new is that parents do not recognize obesity in their kids, and that “normal weight” is now publicly perceived to be much greater than 85th percentile for age. 90 per cent of excess weight gained by girls before puberty is before they are five years old. The figure is 70 per cent for boys. Preventing childhood obesity b ... Read on »
Obesity in Children: Desperation for Substance (Guest Post) by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 7:13am Cross-posted The problems associated with child obesity are vast. There is an enormous strain on the health care industry while retired military leaders have warned of a serious threat to national security because many young people are unfit to enlist. There are many suggestions on what to do. We all know them by heart. Eat right. Exe ... Read on »