Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: childhood obesity

Black Children Suffer as Corporations, Government Promote...

Why do Americans eat what they eat?  It is not merely a matter of personal preference and bad choices. Corporations actually spend millions upon...

Warning to Parents: Food For Toddlers Found...

Commercial foods in the United States for toddlers are high in sodium and added sugar, according to a new study. Researchers used a 2012 database of more...

Overweight Children Now Seen as Healthy by...

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics reports that American mothers are now viewing their overweight children as "healthy," and the phenomenon is growing. Researchers...

Many Overweight Children Don’t See Themselves as...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study Wednesday that shows a good portion of overweight and obese children believe their weight...

First Lady Battles Congress to Keep School...

If you try to mess with children's health, you're going to have Michelle Obama to deal with. The first lady is taking the unusual...

Parents’ Habits Could Increase Child’s Risk of...

A new study finds that many parents use infant feeding and activity practices that may increase a child's risk of obesity later on in...

Does ‘Baby Fat’ Lead to Obesity?

American children who were overweight when entering kindergarten in 1998  were four times as likely as their normal-weight classmates to become obese by the...

Childhood Obesity is Kick Starter for Other...

Long known to dramatically increase the risk of certain chronic health conditions later in life, childhood obesity also has serious, immediate health consequences, according...

There Are Ways to Reverse Obesity

Obesity is not merely a cosmetic problem, but a severe threat to health and longevity. That old saying, "The longer the belt, the shorter...

MC Michelle Obama? First Lady to Release...

First lady Michelle Obama is making first lady history as she prepares to release a hip-hop album and music video to help encourage kids...

Study: Depressed Mothers More Likely to Raise...

Mothers who report symptoms of depression are more likely to display obesity-promoting practices and have children who are overweight or obese than mothers who...

Fight Obesity With Home-Cooked Meals

In describing the many fronts in the “war” against obesity, Jane E. Brody, personal health columnist, is drawn inexorably to one conclusion: the road...

Loyola University Program Helps Families Cope With...

In the past 30 years the number of children living in the U.S. who are obese has more than doubled and the number of...

Healthy Free School Lunches Help Students Control...

While the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sets federal nutritional standards for school lunches, states vary in how strictly they adhere to the guidelines,...

Minority Groups Stand Out as Unlikely Ally...

Another attempt to solve America’s obesity problems through new laws has been thwarted this week by a New York judge who decided to strike...

10 Tips to Help Your Child Avoid...

By Debbie Gisonni The Biggest Loser weight loss reality show kicked off 2013 with a kid's edition to help end childhood obesity. First lady Michelle Obama...

Beyonce's Pepsi Deal is Causing Childhood Obesity?

It's shaping up to be a terrible week in the press for Beyonce. Apparently Queen Bey's endorsement with Pepsi is making kids fat. Forget...

10 Tips for Helping Kids Form Good...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 2009 to 2010 that nearly seventeen percent...

Studies Link Early Use of Antibiotics to...

The use of antibiotics in young children might lead to a higher risk of obesity, and two new studies, one on mice and one...

Teaching Kids Self-Control in the Battle Against...

Now parents can tell their children an added benefit to being a good kid – growing up to have a healthier body weight. Children who...

Michelle Obama Clarifies Remarks on N.Y.C. Drink...

First lady Michelle Obama says banning big servings of sugary drinks isn’t anything she’d want to do at the federal level but she offered...