Blog Posts - Childhood Obesity



What To Do When Your Child Is Overweight

As a disclaimer, I'm not an expert, but I speak from experience.  Encouraging a loved one to lose weight is one of the touchiest subjects that can be approached and whatever you say can really backfire.  I have a critical grandmother w...
by Notes on Parenting on Jun 3, 2016

Association Between Artificially Sweetened Beverage Consumption During Pregnancy and Infant Body Mass Index: JAMA Pediatrics

Importance The consumption of artificial sweeteners has increased substantially in recent decades, including among pregnant women. Animal studies suggest that exposure to artificial sweeteners in utero may predispose offspring to develop obesity; how...
by PolygenicBlog on May 11, 2016

Burden of disease and costs of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in the European Union: an updated analysis. - PubMed - NCBI

A previous report documented that endocrine disrupting chemicals contribute substantially to certain forms of disease and disability. In the present analysis, our main objective was to update a range of health and economic costs that can be reasonabl...
by PolygenicBlog on Mar 28, 2016

Childhood obesity, rapid growth linked to pregnant moms eating lots of fish

"Women who ate fish more than three times per week when they were pregnant gave birth to children with higher BMI values at 2, 4 and 6 years of age compared with women who ate fish less. High maternal fish intake during pregnancy also was associated...
by PolygenicBlog on Feb 16, 2016

More Water at Lunchtime Can Help Curb Childhood Obesity

A study by a professor at Syracuse University has found that having more water at lunchtime can help curb childhood obesity. When water is available […]...
by How To Learn on Jan 21, 2016

PFOA exposure in utero linked to child adiposity and faster BMI gain

"Children whose mothers were exposed to relatively high levels of the chemical PFOA during pregnancy experienced more rapid body fat gain and higher body fat by age 8 than children whose mothers were less exposed, according to a new analysis in the j...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 12, 2015

Environmental Obesogens | The Scientist Magazine®

"In 2005, Mike Skinner’s group at Washington State University published a disturbing observation: pregnant rats exposed to high levels of a commonly used fungicide had sons with low sperm counts as adults. When these male mice did succeed in impreg...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 3, 2015

Do Kids Get As Much Exercise As They Used To?

(Written by Henry Abernathy and Edited by Elle Yi) Through the generations, the invention of video games and other types of digital media have taken a toll on the exercise regimens of our youth. Gone are the days of playing freeze-tag and hide-and-s...
by ParentingInformer on Oct 21, 2015

National Childhood Obesity Awarness Month (September).

  Approximately 17% (or 12.7 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese, according to the CDC, a figure health professionals consider an epidemic. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, which reco...
by Everything Changes on Sep 9, 2015

Important Tips to the problem of childhood obesity

In an era of fast food, games and increasing utilization rates MMORPG,  Became a lot of children are suffering from the problem of obesity because of their followers diet is unhealthy and lack of physical exercise activities. Despite the difficu...
by House Dieting on Jul 4, 2015

How the child becomes obese? What are the causes of obesity in children?

How the child becomes obese? What are the causes of obesity in children?Like most chronic health problems, obesity caused the resulting interference between the influence of genes and environment and the food-processing behavior or habits. Many s...
by House Dieting on Jul 4, 2015

Obesity affects intelligence and the child's development

Obesity affects intelligence and the child's developmentThey are known to increase children's weight causes many health complications for children, you may increase the weight of the child affect the natural rate and the accumulation of grease to s...
by House Dieting on Jul 4, 2015

Treating high temperature in children

Fever in childrenFever is a high temperature of more than 37.5 degrees Celsius. This is very common in young children and usually mild.If you feel that your child's face hot when touched or looked ruddy red or it may be a fever. You can check the tem...
by House Dieting on Jul 3, 2015

The causes of childhood obesity and resolved

Many mothers suffer from obesity early the problem of children obesity has become a global problem for the kids there must be solutions And dealing with childhood obesity increase the weight of the child and the accumulation of fat in all areas of th...
by House Dieting on Jul 2, 2015

Artificial sweeteners are not the answer to childhood obesity. - PubMed - NCBI

While no single factor is responsible for the recent, dramatic increases in overweight and obesity, a scientific consensus has emerged suggesting that consumption of sugar-sweetened products, especially beverages, is casually linked to increases in...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 3, 2015

Grants For Childhood Obesity Programs

Grants For Childhood Obesity Programs – Childhood obesity is a growing problem in United States and many other countries in the world. The unhealthy diet, lack of exercise and the gadget addiction are contributing to the problem. Recent statist...
by Start Grants on Mar 26, 2015

Study Says Kids Eating Pizza Is One Culprit Behind Childhood Obesity

In 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama started her Let’s Move! Campaign to combat child obesity. As discussed in October 7, 2014 issue of The New York Times Magazine, the average weight of American children has been increasing since the 1980s and a...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 19, 2015

Taking antibiotics during pregnancy increases risk for child becoming obese -- ScienceDaily

A study just released by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that children who were exposed to antibiotics in the second or third trimester of pregnancy had a higher risk of childhood obesity at age 7. The research also show...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 20, 2014

Research links tobacco smoke and roadway air pollution with childhood obesity

The source of virtually all roadway air pollution emissions is the exhaust (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The study, to be posted online Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in Environmental Health Perspectives, shows increased weight gain during adolescence in chil...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 13, 2014

Obese Children Don’t Have to Remain That Way

Obese children don't have to remain that way if certain challenges are overcome by the time they are adolescents. Research recently found that obese children […]...
by How To Learn on Nov 12, 2014


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