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Fighting Childhood Obesity

Is The U.S. Fight Against Childhood Obesity Working?

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Black Voices

* Half of all Americans will be obese by 2030 - report * More companies vowing to take steps to address kids' weight * ...

Stop Typecasting Overweight Kids

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

The Duke Healthy Lifestyle program includes talking to children -- mostly adolescents -- and their families about healthy eating, and providing them with a fitness routine at a local gym. A program for the entire family to do together.

Dear Lunch Ladies, Thank You. Sincerely, The Parents.

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Parents
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Change is hard, but if all of us who care about student nutrition in school work together, we'll get there.

Weight Problems Plague Students During School Hours

Posted 09.25.2012 | Education

Besides the obvious health problems associated with obesity -- such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- overweight children often fa...

What Kids Can Learn From Yoga

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) -- Children still skip rope and play pickup ballgames, but today's parents also or...

Do Kids Need to Snack? What the French Know That We Don't

Dina R. Rose | Posted 07.08.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

Americans try to prevent hunger. The French cultivate it.

Fun: The Antidote to Childhood Obesity

James D. White | Posted 12.31.2011 | Healthy Living
James D. White

Developing a healthy lifestyle is about changing habits and making better choices for a lifetime. As adults, we set the example for our children.

New Solutions For Childhood Obesity

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's a paradox that a problem like childhood obesity should crop up in a country like America where we are flooded with information about nutrition.

Halloween Need Not Haunt Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Penny Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Penny Lee

Outside of these healthful alternatives, Americans will spend nearly $1.8 billion on Halloween candy this year. As rates of childhood obesity continue to climb, we owe it to our children to re-prioritize.