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Myths about Weight Problems and Obesity in Children and Getting Parents Behind Their Kids on Weight Loss

Myths about Weight Problems and Obesity in Children and Getting Parents Behind Their Kids on Weight Loss

Myth: Childhood obesity is genetic and passed on through generations so nothing can be done about it. Truth: While a person’s genes can influence weight, they are only a small part of the totality of weight. Some children are more prone to g.. Read More

Children's Health | 02.4.15 | No Comments

The Blind Side Star Vows to Lose Weight after Being Asked to Leave Plane

The Blind Side Star Vows to Lose Weight after Being Asked to Leave Plane

One of the stars of “The Blind Side” movie says he’s determined to lose weight after he was booted from a US Airways flight for taking up too much room. While Quinton Aaron’s size was an asset to playing Michael Oher in the movie, he call.. Read More

Fitness, Health News, Overweight Problems | 04.9.14 | No Comments

Obesity Will Kill Unless You Lose Weight

Obesity Will Kill Unless You Lose Weight

More people are dying from obesity than previously thought, according to a study that looks at links between obesity and age, race, and gender. Obesity has dramatically worse health consequences than some recent reports have led us to believe, ac.. Read More

Health, Health News, Overweight Problems | 04.1.14 | No Comments

Policies on Obesity Prevention and Lose Weight Wellness in US Schools are Slowly Changing

Policies on Obesity Prevention and Lose Weight Wellness in US Schools are Slowly Changing

School programs that focus on healthy living at every size approach to wellness and wholeness are now starting to be promoted in US schools. The new health policies advocate childhood obesity prevention wellness to lose weight through healthy liv.. Read More

Fitness, Health and Wellness, Overweight Problems | 07.18.13 | No Comments

Weight Problems

If you read health headlines, you know that obesity is today’s top health epidemic. Why the alarm? Among other reasons, obesity has been cited as a major cause of death and disease, increasing the risks for heart disease, stroke, high blood pressur.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 07.11.12 | No Comments

You and Your Family

You and Your Family

Just as weight is one piece of the pie that defines the relationship you have with your partner, it is also a component of the relationships you have with other family members, especially your children.The weight related attitudes and behav.. Read More

Dieting, Tips and Advices | 10.12.08 | 1 Comment

“I am not overweight, I just have big bones.”

“I am not overweight, I just have big bones.”

This statement has its roots in body weight tables that were used over twenty years ago. Before BMI became the standard, people compared their weight to an “ideal body weight” using height and weight tables that were developed by a majo.. Read More

Dieting, Tips and Advices | 10.5.08 | No Comments