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MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY--OFFICE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY/OVERWEIGHT by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:36pm   Prevention and treatment of childhood overweight should be part of the anticipatory guidance provided during routine health supervision visits, particularly in families with children at risk for overweight. Calculating and plotting the BMI yearly will identify children experiencing rapid weight gain or early adiposity rebound. Anticipatory gui ... Read on »
How to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity and disease... by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:15am Your children will die younger than you will. That's a scary thought -- and one that's going to become a fact if we keep following the same bad habits of the last 30 years. There's no doubt about it. We're living in a toxic food environment. But it doesn't have to be this way. This week, I'd like to share with you some critical inf ... Read on »
Help Prevent Childhood Obesity With by Cascia T. Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 3:45pm (It's up to you) wants to help you learn more about healthy living and childhood obesity prevention. On their website they state that, " 12,500,000 American children are overweight, In the last 30 years this number has tripled. By 2010, an estimated 20% of our country's children will be obese." These statistics are scary. Your chi ... Read on »
Some Minority Groups Hit Hard by Childhood Obesity by Medline Plus Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 6:00am Black and American Indian girls continue getting heavier, while trend has leveled out in whites, study finds Monday, August 16, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- While some research suggests that the incidence of childhood obesity may be leveling off, a new study finds that for certain racial g ... Read on »
Take Them Away: Has Severe Childhood Obesity Really Come to This? by Posted Tue 19 Jul 2011 10:51pm Photo by Jon Erickson via flickr. As a follow up to my previous post on junk food marketing to children and my earlier post on MyPlate and any other post that I’ve written about children and fast food or junk food I would like to direct your attention to a commentary recently published in t ... Read on »
Kids in the Kitchen: Fighting Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 May 2012 12:20pm From fox 10….. Do you talk to your kids about food? Experts say we’re in the middle of a battle against childhood obesity. The Centers for Disease Control finds the rate of childhood obesity has more than tripled over the past 30 years. That’s pretty scary because there are some immediate and long-term health risks associated with child ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity- what to do! by Mary Ellen B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Sep 2012 10:00pm A recent study published in the American Heart Journal,found that Poor eating and activity habits, not genetics, are the underlying causes for most cases of adolescent obesity. The finding stems from an analysis involving more than 1,000 Michigan sixth-grade students who participated in the Project Healthy Schools program, which is in p ... Read on »
Video Games Fights Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Jan 2013 6:36am From Your Health Journal…..”Today’s review is from The Sentinel about a 21 year old who had a great idea about how to combat childhood obesity. The author, Jessica D’Amico did a wonderful job with the story, and I recommend all of you visiting The Sentinel site (link provided below) to read the complete story. Dennis Ai learned from experienc ... Read on »
Juice Drink Ban May Help Childhood Obesity Epidemic by Free Diet Plans Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 28 May 2010 3:48pm <div xmlns=""><P><A title="Juice Plus+®" href="">Juice plus</A> other drinks that contain lots of sugar and artificial sweeteners may be banned from schools in California. This is part of the initiative to help reduce the childhood epidemic problem so kids can get back to a healthy weight. ... Read on »
Correcting Childhood Obesity with nutrition, exercise and Chiropractic care by Carol Grant Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 3:52am If you have ever walked around a mallyou have seen childhood obesitykids eating foods with poor nutritional content and more interested in texting than exercising. We’re in the middle of a raging epidemic affecting America’s youth – the obesity epidemic. The number of American adolescents who are obese increased 300% in the last 40 years. ... Read on »