Feed Your Children the Right Snacks and Avoid the Dangers of Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is on the rise and with all the childhood obesity statistics showing this trend on the rise. Parents are still not doing the right thing to avoid childhood obesity. I am a parent and as much as I want to love my children I do not want...

Uncovering 3 Proven Ways to Educate Your Child on Good Eating Habits and Prevent Obesity

Obesity has fast becoming one of the common problems among kids and the ever-deteriorating situation is indeed alarming. If you are a parent and your child is facing this problem, you simply cannot run away from the responsibility of imparting the correct eating habits to him/her. Here are 3 proven ways to do...

Grandma’s Job is to Make Grandkids Eat

Back in 1997, I read a most interesting piece by Ann Gibbons, a correspondent for Science magazine, on why human females live so long after they stop reproducing. Based on studies of African hunter gatherers, it seems that the evolutionary purpose of why women live after menopause is to make sure their grandchildren...

American Heart Month – Childhood Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

Before it slips away, a reminder that February is American Heart Month, decreed back in 1963 to encourage us to support the fight against cardiovascular disease. Looks like we need to do a better job, especially when it comes to our kids. According to government statistics, almost 32%...

Kids Lose Weight a Lot Easier

It is much easier kids to lose weight than for adult for a number of reasons. The largest reason is metabolism. Kids have a ton of energy allowing them to stay active, they are constantly growing, still developing and hormones are coursing through their body in augmenting amounts as they...

Dealing With Obesity in Children

More and more children are struggling with obesity in today's society. With a prevalence of video games and television luring youth into a sedentary lifestyle, it is no wonder why so many children are facing this issue. However, it is not the children who are to blame for the obesity...

Childhood Obesity is on the Rise

According to childhood obesity statistics, childhood obesity has more than tripled over the course of the past thirty years. Over 30% of children ages 6-19 years old are either already overweight, or at a high risk of becoming overweight. These childhood obesity statistics have shocked not only scientists, but parents...

Help to Overcome Childhood Obesity

I watched a little girl who was overweight the other day struggle to walk up the stairs of a local shopping center with the weight she was carrying. immediately I felt sad to know that even at her young age of 7years or perhaps 8 I am guessing that she would...

Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Do not let your Kids take food preparation as a mystery. They need to learn how to look after themselves, especially when Parents and Guardians are not around. The process of learning to feed oneself is very important. For instance, dinner can be started earlier even before Dad...

Motivate Your Children to Excel in Life With Indoor Sports & Outdoor Sports – 6 Reasons

1. Promote Self-Confidence. Once your child starts to enjoy a sport, they will feel a sense of accomplishment. You should always encourage your child. 2. Learn Goal Setting Participating in sports is a fun and practical way to learn about goal setting. Sit down...

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