Child Obesity

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Childhood Obesity

Learn how to help your child maintain a healthy weight and avoid many of the problems caused by obesity.

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Restrictions for Children Who Play Sports

Although we encourage most kids to be active and play sports, learn about sports that children with certain medical conditions should avoid. Although we encourage most kids to be active and play sports as part of a healthy lifestyle and to avoid...

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Fast Food Consumption by U.S. Children

The CDC has analyzed how many calories U.S. children are getting from fast food. The results may surprise you. Childhood obesity has been on the rise in the United States for several years now, although recent data from the National Center for...

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The Safety of Low-Carb Diet for Kids

Learn about the safety of low-carb diets, such as the Atkins diet or the South Beach diet, for kids. What exactly is a low carb diet, and are they safe for children? Could decreasing dietary carbohydrates help teenagers who are overweight? altrendo...

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The Facts About Childhood Obesity

Learn the statistics regarding the number of obese children and you can help your overweight child. Everyone knows that childhood obesity is increasing, right?Understanding the actual statistics behind the number of overweight children and other...

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An Overview of Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a global health problem. Here, find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the childhood obesity epidemic. Childhood obesity has been on the rise in the United States for over a decade, and, according to the American...

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Childhood Obesity Treatment Options

Find out what clinical research studies say about Parent Only (PO) treatment as a cost-effective alternative to childhood obesity treatment. Childhood obesity is on the rise in the United States. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease...

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Does Going to Bed Too Late Cause Weight Gain?

A surprising reason to be strict about your children's bedtime: research links later bedtimes and inadequate sleep to weight gain and childhood obesity. The importance of getting enough sleep cannot be overstated when it comes to your child’s...

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