Children and Teens Weight Loss Plans Have Different Goals Than Their Parent’s Plans

The epidemic of childhood obesity continues and more children gain more weight. Not only is the percent of children and teens overweight but the degree of weight gain continues to rise. Young teens are developing high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol just like their overweight parents. With 74%...

How Parents Can Influence Their Children in Fighting Child Obesity

Child obesity is an epidemic that is attempting to destroy the very fabric of our society today, especially in the Western world. It is estimated that 60% of American children are obese. A recent World Health Organization report estimates that over 14 million Children in the EU are overweight with...

Health is Your Responsibility – Including What You Eat

Children are taught from a fairly young age about the need to take responsibility for their actions. The classic tale is of Billy and Johnny standing next to a window, which has, had a brick thrown through it. An adult finding this asks who did this? To which Billy...

Child Obesity Prevention Program – 3 Tips For Raising Healthy Children

Childhood obesity is an increasing problem all around the world and more and more children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and other heart conditions associated with bad eating habits. We are the most important role models for our children and they will copy our good behaviors and our...

Exercise and Its Importance For Children

With a multitude of options available to occupy our children these days, exercise seems to be relegated to some far off corner. This generation of kids has at its disposal great options to fill their time such as: video games, internet surfing, computer games, television, and all such things which do...

Teenage Weight Loss

Childhood Obesity - The Modern Health Dilemma You see it on the playgrounds, at roller rinks, at swimming pools as well as in classrooms. Weight problems are a modern health and fitness issue for today's children, who will be struggling with weight like never before. This is a...

Over-Weight Teens and Environment

There is over a ton of research regarding psychological reasons why kids become obese. One behavior area that you can control is environment. Read on to learn simple methods to prevent teenage obesity. In one experiment, behavior scientists observed an over-weight family at home. While the food...

Schools and the Childhood Obesity Epidemic – First, do no Harm

My most vivid childhood memories are from grade school. They are awful memories of ugly days, too many to count. I was "the fat kid." Every year, the school nurse would make her way from room to room, a doctor's scale in tow. When she got to...

Three Amazingly Simple Ways to Help Your Kids Fight Obesity

The facts about childhood obesity are becoming more frightening every day. More than 16% of children in the United States are now classified as obese. And the problem is getting worse. Over the past few decades, the rate of obesity has doubled, and in some cases, it even tripled in certain populations of children.

Child Obesity Facts Are Frightening – Join the Fight Against Childhood Obesity

As I am sure you are already aware, our First Lady, Michele Obama, has been called upon to lead an initiative to fight against childhood obesity. There is no question that is a something that must be done, because childhood obesity statistics continue to grow. The goal in fighting...

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