Tag: childhood obesity

When Can A Baby Have Juice? Pediatricians Now Advise To Wait After They Are 1

Once your baby starts eating solids, many parents might be wondering when it’s okay to start giving them something to drink other than formula or breast milk. But even though your pediatrician might say a little water is fine, that doesn’t mean that they should also drink a little juice. According to new guidelines from

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Pizza Is A Main Contributor In Childhood Obesity

Kids love pizza. But eating pizza could really be slicing into children’s overall health, becoming a main contributor in childhood obesity. Between the years 2009-2010, one in five children and about one in four teens in the U.S. had pizza. According to a new study reported by Lisa M. Powell, PhD, those kids and teens

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YouTube Obesity Awareness Video Says Stop The Cycle

More than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity is caused by poor dietary habits, a lack of exercise, and overall sedentary lifestyle. Many of these habits take root in childhood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 17% of children ages 2 to 19 are obese in the U.S. While the

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