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Childhood Obesity – What can Parents do?

As the government becomes more aware of the problem of childhood obesity, schools in the UK are now planning to weigh and measure all children at the ages of 4-5, when they start primary school and again at 10-11, when they are about to leave for secondary education. 284 more words


Out of the Mouth of Babes!

Out of the Mouth of Babes!

When Does One Become Fat 

in the Eyes of a Child?

So I am sitting on my couch one summer day watching television. 2,334 more words

Past Ruminations, Hesitations And Thoughts

Study: Parents Increasingly Unable To Identify Obesity In Their Own Children

Atlanta, Ga. (CBS ATLANTA) – More than three-quarters of parents perceived their overweight children as “about the right weight,” according to a new study that reveals parents today are far less capable of realizing when their children are overweight or obese. 477 more words


Child Obesity: An Epidemic

There was a time when it was a rarity to see an overweight child. I’m not sure if it was because there weren’t as many processed foods in the nineties, whether children were running around outside more instead of obsessively playing video games inside or if parents have just started taking less interest in whether or not their child is healthy or not. 1,133 more words


Study: Obese Preschoolers May Already Have Risk Factors For Heart Disease, Diabetes

LONDON (CBS Atlanta) – Overweight and obese preschoolers may already have the risk factors in place for heart disease and diabetes, reports Live Science

Italian researchers studied the pediatric records of more than 5,700 healthy children ages 2 to 6 from 2011 and 2012. 207 more words