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Nov 18, 2013

National Diabetes Month facts and Life with Diabetes Infographic

I would be remiss if I did not say something about diabetes. This month is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is something that I personally am very much aware of. My father and paternal grandmother both suffered from diabetes Type II. I can ...
Sep 20, 2013

Childhood obesity epidemic statistics

It is national Childhood Obesity Month. I thought this was a good infographic sharing some of the latest statistics on where we stand with this epidemic. Childhood Obesity Information For Families ...
Sep 09, 2013

Global infographic on childhood obesity

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Childhood obesity is getting much needed national and international media attention. This is creating a great deal of conversation in all types of forums and online is no different. ...
Sep 06, 2013

September is national childhood obesity month

It is national Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Every September, this month recognizes the importance of prevention and early nutrition education. It is a fact that 23 million children and teenagers in the US are obese or overweight. But th...
Aug 26, 2013

Reasons to Practice Proper Portion Sizes for Your Children

Providing a healthy meal for your child is only part of ensuring his or her success against obesity. Did you know that many people miscalculate portion sizes on a regular basis? This can attribute to some of the cause in our overweight society...
Aug 23, 2013

Cost of Childhood Obesity

With September being National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, I thought this infographic and video had some good information. The cost of obesity affects all of us. Not only does it impact a person's quality of life but also contributes to d...
Aug 21, 2013

New study shows links lunch and tv to childhood obesity

A new study is being released in the September issue of Pediatrics*. This study highlights a possible link between childhood obesity in middle school age children and school lunch food choices watching 2 or more hours of TV a d...
Aug 09, 2013

Childhood obesity in preschoolers has declined

A new report released by the CDC states that childhood obesity in preschoolers has declined in several states*. Obesity rates decreased slightly in 19 of 43 states and territories. Obesity rates increased slightly in 3 of 43 st...
Jul 05, 2013

Video explains importance of active spaces for chidren - especially at risk Latino population

Here is a video about the importance of supporting more active spaces for our Latino youths. This is a population that has one of the more higher percentage of diabetes and childhood obesity. This affects all of us. Here are the facts from a n...
Jun 28, 2013

Active spaces needed to promote physical activity to children

It is important to increase active spaces for all children so they can enjoy active play throughout thier childhood. A recent study found that in particular Latino children in underserved communities have less access to active play areas. Since...
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