What Makes a Weight Loss Camp For Kids Successful?

The path to obesity is, unfortunately, a cycle that is a snowball effect, of sorts. Children that live unhealthy lives gain weight, which leads to poor self-esteem as they are commonly judged and teased by society, especially peers at school. This poor self-worth often leads to feelings of helplessness and...

3 Steps in Fighting Childhood Obesity

Adults and children both face health risks if their weight has gone far beyond the ideal. While it is almost normal for adults to acquire excessive body fat through time, many of us can hardly believe how a child is able to reach an obese weight that's comparable to and adult's...

Health Elements For Children

It is every parents wish to have healthy, happy and fun loving children. Most parents are vigilant that their children are exposed to the right elements that will facilitate good health and form good habits. There are several things a parent can do to encourage life long healthy habits...

What Can We Do For This Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

There is a childhood obesity epidemic on the rise. It is considered a medical condition that is taking over the lives of children and teenagers all over the world today. You are created with your own shape and size however our bodies can store more body fat then needed. ...

Adults Must Set an Example Against Childhood Obesity

With so many of our children overweight and many already diabetic, I think every one in America will be in favor of Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity. Taking on such a huge problem is going to require a lot more than praise. It will require more than healthy choices,...

Encouragement is the Key to Child Weight Loss

Obesity rates across the entire United States continue to increase, and that unfortunately includes children as well. As more and more children reach the point of being obese, the number of children with adult medical problems like high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes increases along with it. It is...

Childhood Obesity Solutions

Obesity is a very popular thing. It doesn't come from watching your weight either. If you want what I think is the leading cause of obesity, then the video games that kids can't seem to live without does is it. Think about it: how many ways does exercise...

Healthy Weight Tools For Parents – The Importance of Play

In today's demanding world, the idea of ​​play being important can seem counter intuitive to success. To be sure, play does not seem to have direct measurable impact on the bottom line. Yet, for parents, the idea of ​​play can take on a different meaning. With the addition of...

Too Big For a Young Child

Today is the day my wife and I celebrated Valentine's Day. Although it is only the 12th, it is the only day we have when we are alone. Saturday is basketball with the Grandson and Sunday the 14th (the real Valentine's Day) is spent with my Mother-in-Law who lost her...

Weight Loss For Kids and Teens and Weight Loss For Adults – Is There a Difference?

The basic concept of weight loss is simple. Eat more calories than you burn and you gain weight. Burn more calories than you eat and you lose weight. This can be called the caloric balance. Go to any personal trainer, dietitian or fitness expert; ask them about...

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