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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 »
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 »
MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY--PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN OBESITY by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There are ways in which to overcome the childhood obesity and overweight.the preventive measures has to be start as early in pregnancy.the following preventive measures are sub divided according to the  stage of life    PREGNANCY    Normalize body mass index before pregnancy.    Do not smoke.    Maintain moderate exercis ... Read on »
"You know what encourages childhood obesity? Grown-up obesity." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 07 May 2010 7:08am “You know what encourages childhood obesity? Grown-up obesity.” - Richard Hoehn Read on »
Childhood Obesity Linked to Tonsillectomy Performed in Early Childhood by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 7:24pm Removing a child’s tonsils is one of the most common childhood surgeries, and it is a 2000-year-old surgical procedure.  A new study published in the journal Pediatrics links childhood obesity to tonsillectomies performed early in life.  Natural News reports: Analysis of the data showed that children whose tonsils had been removed (tonsill ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity - Childhood Ob... by Jeff C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:33pm Childhood Obesity - Childhood Obesity - Childhood Obesity A New Weekly 13-Part Series Premieres April 10, 2006 Puts the Spotlight on Children's Unhealthy Lifestyles TLC will transform the lives of 13 families across the nation in the groundbreaking new series HONEY WE'RE KILLING THE KIDS! The series kicks off a new parenting and ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity Report Recommendation 1 - Early Childhood by Love Healthy Living Posted Mon 17 May 2010 4:18pm Childhood obesity is a really big problem in our country and the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity published their report last week including five broad recommendations on how to address this issue. I'll be discussing each of these recommendations over the next five days. Please feel free to comment below or send me an e-mail with any q ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity: Toys vs. Food? by WellnessPossibilities Patient ExpertHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 07 Nov 2010 7:06pm Last week, San Francisco announced a ban on McDonald's happy meals toys. This is part of the ongoing battle against childhood obesity. It is thought that these McDonald's toys are contributing to obesity. By purchasing the happy meals for the toys, then the kids are eating the not-so-nutritious food. Are these toys really to blame? It's ab ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity and Psychological Development by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 8:01pm The psychological development of any child that agonizes because of childhood obesity, regardless of what causes the obesity, is likely to be negatively affected. As a pandemic of adult obesity continues to advance unabated because of modernization, urbanization, economic growth and globalization, the children of the world proportionally, and i ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity Is Epidemic by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Sep 2010 4:01am I want to offer information on a very serious topic: Childhood Obesity The World Health Organization offers these statistics: Globally, there are more than 1 billion overweight adults, at least 300 million of them obese. The key causes are increased consumption of energy-dense foods high in saturated fats and sugars, and reduced physical ... Read on »