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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 »
Childhood Obesity in the United States by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 11:47pm From Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report CDC Grand Rounds: J Bell, MPA; VW Rogers, MD; WH Dietz, MD, PhD; CL Ogden, PhD; C Schuler, PhD; T Popovic, MD, PhD; Abstract and Introduction The Magnitude of the Problem In the United States, childhood obesity affects approximately 12.5 million children and teens (17% of that population). Cha ... Read on »
Reduce childhood obesity with family meals, adequate sleep, less TV by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 12:00am OSU.edu - A new national study suggests that preschool-aged children are likely to have a lower obesity risk if they regularly engage in one or more of three specific household routines: eating dinner as a family, getting adequate sleep, and li ... Read on »
Sharing Solutions for Childhood Obesity by Environmental Health Posted Sun 31 Jul 2005 9:00pm Sharing Solutions for Childhood Obesity Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Ernie Hood Citatio ... Read on »
A Culprit in Childhood Obesity? by Natural Doc Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:16pm The AmeriBenefit Plan Reader, published by the AmeriBenefit Plan, Chesterfield, MO recently published an article they titled ” The Bedroom Ban on TVs”.  The text that follows is theirs. April 23 to 29 is TV Turnoff Week and a good time to examine your family’s viewing habits. According to the Kaiser Foundation, 68 percent of 8- to 18-year ... Read on »
Causes of Childhood Obesity by Bill .. Posted Fri 11 May 2012 7:40am Strictly speaking, there is only one causes of childhood obesity, and that is consuming more calories than the body can burn each day.  However, there are certain factors that increase the risk of your child becoming obese.  It’s important to take the necessary steps to decrease these risk factors in order to avoid health problems ... Read on »
Factors in the Home that Reduce Childhood Obesity by Your Therapy Source Posted Thu 12 Sep 2013 4:00am JAMA Pediatrics published research on in home interventions to reduce childhood obesity.  The children in the intervention group participated in a program called "Healthy Home Healthy Habits".  The parents were not told that it was to reduce the risk of the children becoming overweight.  The interventions consisted of encouraging: reg ... Read on »
How To Raise Revenue And Cut Childhood Obesity In One Fell Swoop by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Dec 2012 9:16am From Your Health Journal…..”The Washington Post is an excellent resource on all topics, but I love their health related stories. I encourage all of you to visit their site (link below) to read this full article being reviewed here today, as well as other great articles. Today’s article discusses an option of how to cut obesity by banning food ... 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 »
PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN OBESITY by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:34pm 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 exercise as t ... Read on »