Thursday, March 23, 2017


At a Glance

Because obesity occurs when unhealthy lifestyle habits are practiced over time, whole families can suffer from obesity at once.  Families who struggle with obesity can help each other lose weight by encouraging family wellness activities such as family walks, healthy cooking and nutrition planning.  If the whole family is committed to a healthy lifestyle change then the changes will be much easier to make and maintain.

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Changing Family Habits

Losing weight is a family commitment. Working together as a team will benefit obese and non-obese family members. Parents…

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Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic in the United States.  Obesity rates for kids ages 2 to 5 have doubled in the past 40 years. Overweight children are at…

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Modeling Health Habits

Parents are the most important health role models for kids. Instilling healthy diet and exercise habits starts in the home. Parents and kids can grocery shop and cook healthy…

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I write a lot about motivation, and how to keep yourself motivated,  and I would like to touch on families with obesity this week, and how to keep yourself motivated as a family unit.   I'm by no means a how-to writer, but in my own efforts to…