Child Obesity

March 22, 2017
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Your Daughter & The Weight Loss Talk

How to Have “The Talk” With Your Daughter About Weight Loss If you have an overweight or obese child, you’re not alone. With the obesity epidemic only just now beginning to stabilize, many families are dealing with this poignant and important issue. However, it can be hard to talk about this particular issue with your daughter because of the high premium placed on female looks in our culture. When you’re trying to talk to your daughter about heart conditions and diabetes, she’s far more likely to be thinking about boys and dates. How can you have a health-focused discussion without looks […]
January 22, 2017
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How Breastfeeding Can Help End The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Fighting Childhood Obesity For mothers who have diabetes, their children are more prone to risk of being childhood obese, but breastfeeding can reduce the risk, feeding should be for six months at least. This has been found by new study. Tessa Crume who is epidemiologist, Phd, and is fellow researcher has tracked ninety four children who are of diabetic pregnancy along with three hundred and ninety nine children of non diabetic mothers. Kids ranged from birth to age of thirteen. For evaluation Body Mass Index was used as indicator to study the influence of breastfeeding. Explaining about the research and […]