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The blame game: everyone’s a loser

   “Britain is in the grip of a child obesity epidemic. A third of UK children are now overweight or obese, making us one of the fattest nations in Europe. 529 more words


Teens: Are you being bullied because of your weight?

Bullying has become an epidemic. Many children are victims of sexual bullying and cyber bullying, and overweight children are especially targeted. The problem is finally getting the attention it deserves. 1,130 more words

Weight Loss

Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Fatties

I want to do a bit of a rant about parents of overweight children.

Look around you, count the kids you see for 10 minutes…then do a ratio of overweight to non-overweight. 675 more words


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