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Child obesity levels are on the increase in America and many other countries around the world. As well as having social and psychological consequences, children that are overweight often develop potentially dangerous health problems that can affect them for the rest of their lives. This article discusses the reason for the rise in childhood obesity [...]
Are you currently pregnant and discouraged about getting back into shape after having your baby? Or maybe you’re a new Mom who is exhausted and getting to the gym is the last thing on your mind! Either way, I hope the following tips help you lose that baby weight. I don’t have any fancy initials [...]
Source: WebMD.com Aug. 3, 2009 — The number of students who end up in emergency rooms because of physical education class injuries has increased significantly since the late 1990s, according a new study. For the study, published in Pediatrics, researchers analyzed data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance Study of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety [...]
Image by lets.book via Flickr MedicalNewsToday, 29 Jul 2009- “Being active at age 5 helps kids stay lean as they age even if they don’t remain as active later in childhood, a new University of Iowa study shows. “We call this effect ‘banking’ because the kids benefit later on, similar to having a savings account [...]
“In today’s society, video games and computers have taken the place of playing outside for many children. Lack of physical activity can lead to obesity and a number of other health problems and children who do not spend enough time playing outdoors are typically deprived of social interactions and natural stimulation. Recent research has found [...]
Childhood obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Parents everywhere are struggling to help their children who are gaining weight early and finding it very difficult to lose. Not sure what to do? Afraid you are making things worse by talking about it? Try these tips to coax your little one back to an ideal weight. Author: [...]