Articles for Tag: "Childhood Obesity"

Overprotective parents more likely to have obese kids 
Overprotective parents more likely to have obese kids
Attempting to shield your children from all of life’s problems could affect their weight.
Parents rank their obese children as ‘very healthy’ 
Parents rank their obese children as ‘very healthy’
Are mom and dad clued in to their kids’ health? A new study says many are not.
Tweeting for better health? 
Tweeting for better health?
Twitter may be useful to educate the community about public health issues. Get the details.
Lack of sleep linked to obesity in kids 
Lack of sleep linked to obesity in kids
Get the details on why a new study says insufficient sleep is negatively affecting kids health.
New fit band for kids? 
New fit band for kids?
In an effort to get kids on the healthy bandwagon, a company recently announced its release of a fitness tracker just their size.
Calling girls ‘fat’ makes obesity more likely later 
Calling girls ‘fat’ makes obesity more likely later
Telling a young girl she’s overweight can create a stigma that can lead to overeating as a young adult, a new study says.
Kids eat better with more Zzz’s 
Kids eat better with more Zzz’s
Find out why experts say kids who get a longer night’s sleep have healthier eating habits.