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Will Your Child be Fat? Five indicators of Obesity in Children by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 7:34am In the last few years, the number of kids aged 5 – 17 years classed as obese roughly tripled. This is startling news for parents indeed! Children who are overweight have significantly more health issues, including the potential for diabetes , heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and decreased life expectancy. So what causes children ... Read on »
Obese Parents = Obese Children by k Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:41pm A recent report on MSN Health stated that Families that eat together at least 5 times a week tend to develop better eating habits. The University Of Minnesota did a research study that assessed the eating habits of 677 youths during their pre- and early teen years and then they filled out a questionnaire again 5 years later.They found that kids t ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity is Rampant Here, But Thousands of Kids Around the World Are Starving: Help Feed 1 Million Hungry Children by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:35pm You often hear me talk here about the rapidly growing epidemic of childhood obesity in the U.S. and the horrific consequences, including the fact that the life span of these youngsters may be drastically shortened. Sadly, these overweight or obese kids -- who consume too much sugary, fatty junk food -- are actually undernourished. But in oth ... Read on »
Children Of Obese Parents May Be More Likely To Suffer From Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Aug 2013 11:00am Want to have healthy children? A new study by researchers at the University of Adelaide in South Australia found that one of the best ways may be for fathers to be in good physical shape when they have them. The study of mice was led by Tod Fullston from the University of Adelaide’s Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department, and is described in a S ... Read on »
Children’s Obesity Fund Recommends New Seven-Minute Workout for Parents And Kids by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Aug 2013 11:00pm A recently published seven-minute workout is gaining lots of attention because it is quick, easy and fun. The Children’s Obesity Fund co-founded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi recommend the workout for parents and kids to get fit together. Co-founders of the Children’s Obesity Fund, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are new belie ... Read on »
Parents: Help Your Kids Slim Down With Famous Children's Obesity Expert Dr. David Ludwig on July 17 by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:35pm Parents, you've been besieging me for years with questions like, "How do I help my sugar-loving kids cut back on their habit?" Or you've been repeatedly asking me, "How do I get my children to enjoy vegetables?" Parents, I have some help for you -- so you, in turn, can help your youngsters. I'm presenting a special teleseminar on July ... Read on »
Children’s Obesity Fund Concerned By Link Between Diet Drinks And Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 3:00am The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, would like to call attention to the new results of a 14 year study that found those who drink diet drinks with artificial sweeteners have a 15 percent increased risk for the development of Type 2 Diabetes than their counterparts who only drank regular soft drinks. ... Read on »
Obesity In America, Child Obesity Statistics, Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Nov 2012 4:50pm A great video showing obesity statistics from Brian Verigin . There is an obesity epidemic in America and this includes child obesity and childhood obesity. The obesity in America is shown by child obesity statistics. We all have a challenge to fight obesity in America. Read on »
6 Tips to Help Your Children Slim Down From Renowned Children's Obesity Expert Dr. David Ludwig by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:35pm Parents, no need to be perplexed any more about how to persuade your kids to eat their veggies and quit overdosing on soft drinks and other sugary foods. Acclaimed children’s obesity expert David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D. can help you to help your kids. In fact, if anyone can inspire you and your kids, Dr. Ludwig can do it. He’s director of the O ... Read on »
Obesity in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 29 Jul 2010 12:00am Author: Steven M Schwarz, Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Downstate, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center Coauthor(s): Michael Freemark, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University; Updated: Apr 13, 2010 Background Obesity is the most prevalent nutritional disorde ... Read on »