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Kids are fat, what are we going to do about it?
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Healthy Eating at the Office | Low Carbon Lifestyle

I worry especially about eating at the workplace. After all, it's not like one has too much time over there. You're there 9 to 5, there's an hour for your lunch break, you end up eating really quick to make it back to the office in time, ...
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Heart Attack Grill: Health intervention or obesity inducer?

Heart Attack Grill: Health intervention or obesity inducer? | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
The sign outside says it all: “Over 350 lbs eats free.” The Heart Attack Grill, which offers free meals to customers of a certain girth, opened Wednesday at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas.
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ScientificAnimations's comment, August 17, 5:31 AM
In 1997, the WHO formally recognized obesity as a global epidemic. Let's pay attention to it. http://sco.lt/56vvhh
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Whole Foods Tips For Healthier Eating In 2012 - FOX2now.com

Whole Foods Tips For Healthier Eating In 2012 - FOX2now.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Whole Foods Tips For Healthier Eating In 2012FOX2now.comA new year is upon us and its time to make those healthy eating resolutions. Nichole Carpenter from Whole Foods has tips to save without sacrificing in the kitchen.
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Government in healthy eating drive

Government in healthy eating drive | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
2 Jan 2012 The Government is ramping up efforts to persuade English families to eat healthier, more affordable meals. More than a thousand supermarket stores across the country are offering discounts on healthy ingredients....
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5 Healthy-Eating Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To - MSN Health - Healthy Living Slide Show

5 Healthy-Eating Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To - MSN Health - Healthy Living Slide Show | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Find health information and news on diet, fitness, meal planning, pregnancy, sex, drugs, alzheimer’s, adhd, asthma, allergies, cancer, heart problems, mental health, depression, skin care, diabetes, sleep, menopause, aging, cholesterol and back pain.
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A third of Nevada kindergartners are overweight, UNLV study finds

A third of Nevada kindergartners are overweight, UNLV study finds | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
More than a third of Nevada children are obese and 44 percent have a cavity by the time they enter kindergarten, according to a UNLV report released Wednesday.
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Ester Marsh: Eating healthy doesn't mean boring | Salisbury, NC - Salisbury Post

Ester Marsh: Eating healthy doesn't mean boring | Salisbury, NC - Salisbury Post | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Ester Marsh: Eating healthy doesn't mean boring: A healthy variety of foods, low-fat yet tasty, adequate serving...
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Chachi's curator insight, April 5, 2014 11:33 AM

This post doesn't pertain in particular to children directly, but I think some of the points she makes are transferable. I also firmly believe that as parents and adult influences on children, it is our responsibility to have a healthy lifestyle that children can see and hopefully be inspired by.

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BAO Launches Healthy Line of Snacks and Condiments Changing Perceptions of ... - Benzinga

BAO Launches Healthy Line of Snacks and Condiments Changing Perceptions of ... - Benzinga | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
BAO Launches Healthy Line of Snacks and Condiments Changing Perceptions of ...BenzingaOrganic food company making ancient food practices relevant to modern New Yorkers.
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Obama Foodorama: Obama Advisor Crafts Campaign Against Administration's Food Marketing Guidelines

Obama Foodorama: Obama Advisor Crafts Campaign Against Administration's Food Marketing Guidelines | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Food & Media giants establish front group to demolish child nutrition proposal...http://tinyurl.com/5thfmop @ObamaFoodorama...
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How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
It's easy to give up on your diet or general healthy eating plan while you're traveling.
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Eating A Healthy Breakfast -Information That Your Twitter Followers Want To Know

Eating A Healthy Breakfast -Information That Your Twitter Followers Want To Know | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Informative Twitter ReTweets (Tips for eating a healthy #breakfast Our body starts demanding a supply of energy as soon as we wake up.
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There are too Many Fat Kids in America

Is it me, or are there too many fat kids America? It is not me: there are in fact too many overweight children in this country. The problems are clear, a mutli-billion dollar a year fast food industry, a lack of healthy options for ...
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#Swagger's curator insight, November 5, 2013 11:55 AM

Sad but interesting info

 

MIke's curator insight, December 19, 2014 1:10 PM

There are indeed many overweight children in America and it is a problem. The only way to fix this is from the parents and what they give their children as they grow up. And although these kids feel helpless, is not incurable. So we need to get together and stop the overall obesity.

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Eat Well In 2012 - HealthNewsDigest.com

HealthNewsDigest.comEat Well In 2012HealthNewsDigest.comBottom line – before you take any medication check with your doctor or pharmacist about food and drug interactions. For 2012, keep it simple.
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Beyoncé: "Move Your Body" [Full Workout Routine]

First Lady Michelle Obama and Beyoncé team up for Let's Move! campaign against childhood obesity. Here's the complete routine for the new "Get Me Bodied" rem...

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Comic books combat childhood obesity: Researcher

A University of Cincinnati professor has come up with a novel and interactive way to teach kids how to live healthy -- have them create comic books.
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Children and healthy eating - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium

Children and healthy eating - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
It is important to instil good eating habits in children if they are going to carry them into adulthood.
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Harvard Researchers Want Fat Kids Taken from Their Homes

Harvard Researchers Want Fat Kids Taken from Their Homes | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
A new study by Harvard health researchers turns heads (Harvard Researchers Want Fat Kids Taken from Their Homes: Last year, at age 12, she weighed 400 pounds and had d...)...
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Windsor Foods Launches "Fit Kids" Program Tying Healthy Food With Fitness for ... - Sacramento Bee

Windsor Foods Launches "Fit Kids" Program Tying Healthy Food With Fitness for ... - Sacramento Bee | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Windsor Foods Launches "Fit Kids" Program Tying Healthy Food With Fitness for ...Sacramento BeeBy Windsor Foods NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Windsor Foods announced today a "Fit Kids" program that ties new, healthy Child...
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Report cards with kids’ BMIs get a big fat F > Facts & Fears > ACSH

Report cards with kids’ BMIs get a big fat F > Facts & Fears > ACSH | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Report cards with kids' BMIs get a big fat F http://bit.ly/pPpKFD...
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