Thursday, October 02, 2014

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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 risk of developing life long health conditions like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Instilling healthy eating habits and encouraging more physical activity and play time are the first steps to curbing obesity.

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Oh jeez - it's one thing to set up a household that encourages obesity among the adults who live there - and excuse me if I don't sound empathic - I simply mean - if you choose to be a certain way - I accept it - you are an adult - you get to make even harmful decisions or to choose not to get the help you may need - no judgement…

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted New Weight Registry for Overweight… According to statistics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill,…

12/08/10

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Helping Teens Lose Weight According to statistics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 51% of obese teen…

11/23/10

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Change Logistics of School Cafeterias… Five days a week kids eat one, sometimes two meals, plus snacks at…

11/18/10

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The HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Tips to Get Children to Eat Their… That's right - coming to a supermarket or mini mart near you, a sparkling,…

10/08/10

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