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The Dangers of Being Overweight

I write a lot about losing weight but most overweight people don’t realize how dangerous it is to be overweight. When we become adults it doesn’t seem very important how much we weight. 370 more words

Burger King removes soft drinks from kids’ menu but in U.S. only

TORONTO – While milk and apple juice are now the default drink options for Burger King’s kids’ menu in the United States, sugary soft drinks are still on tap for Canadian customers. 504 more words


Should physical education be required in all U.S. schools? Pittsburgh residents say yes.

Facing budget cuts across the U.S. public school system, some administrators are choosing to do away with physical education classes, even at a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise. 618 more words

Say Goodbye to Cereal

Hey there my gals and guys! For this Wellness Wednesday Post.. I have to share with you some unfortunate information regarding the breakfast staple of those old and young alike – breakfast. 705 more words

Health & Wellness

Doctors call on politicians to protect child health

Children’s doctors are calling on the next government to put child health high on the political agenda as members of the public show overwhelming support for a series of policies which would improve children’s health. 357 more words

Fitness News

Childhood Obesity: How do we have an impact?

So, last week’s blog was about the whys behind the increase in childhood obesity: why it has gained such a firm hold in our society, and why we need to care. 1,420 more words


Childhood Obesity: Why It Happens

So. My goal for this blog was to be both accurate and comprehensive; the result was that it was very long. We need to have a thorough understanding of both the why’s and the how to’s if we want to make a difference in childhood obesity. 1,036 more words