Articles for Tag: "Childhood Obesity"

Is your child a fussy eater?  Featured
Is your child a fussy eater?
An expert offers tips for how parents can build healthy eating habits that their children will have for life.
Worried about your child’s weight? 
Worried about your child’s weight?
At age 13, Juan Martinez has accomplished what many adults long to do. He’s lost 30 pounds. Learn more.
Childhood obesity and a warning for celebrities  Featured
Childhood obesity and a warning for celebrities
New research highlights the need for better role models when it comes to healthy eating.
How parents’ perceptions impact child’s future weight gain 
How parents’ perceptions impact child’s future weight gain
To help children eat better and be more active, parents shouldn’t focus on weight but instead on overall health.
Can childhood obesity lead to hypertension? 
Can childhood obesity lead to hypertension?
Researchers find that overweight and obese kids are more likely to have high blood pressure.
Video games encourage kids to get moving 
Video games encourage kids to get moving
Children lost an average of four pounds while participating in active video games. Learn more.
Study: Half of U.S. women gain too much weight during pregnancy 
Study: Half of U.S. women gain too much weight during pregnancy
Extra pounds can cause health problems for mom and baby. Learn tips to stay fit during these nine months.