Healthy eating habits for healthy kids

With so much in the news about the rise in childhood obesity and the prevalence of food related behavioral problems, it is important for parents to have some basic understanding of how to look after the health of their children. Most health related issues encountered in children are mainly due to the ignorance of parents rather than a lack of care and concern.

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5 ways to get rid of that stubborn body fat

Have you ever been on a weight loss program and no matter what you eat and how much exercise you do, that stubborn body fat around your middle just refuses to budge?? If so join the club!

So many people I meet, especially young active mums who are trying to lose weight post pregnancy, all say the same thing. They are all very active, eating sensibly and in some cases even jogging twice a week, but still that stubborn body fat is hanging around.

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Keeping a Weight Loss Diary

Having run a slimming club for 2 years – I became very aware of the number of people who were constantly surprised that they had failed to lose weight. When I questioned them about what they had eaten over a 2/3 day period I began to realise that most people have very short memories and can easily and conveniently forget about the odd biscuit here and there and the mug of hot chocolate they had before they went to bed. It is these snacks and occasional drinks that make it very difficult to successfully lose weight.

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Overcoming Childhood Obesity

An article in the Washington Post on February 20th 2009, reports that a new initiative has been unveiled to help childhood obesity. The initiative, which is spearheaded by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, is designed to give children better access to health care to help fight obesity. The children concerned will have a 4 visits to a dietician and 4 visits to a doctor paid for by participating insurance companies. The hope is that these sessions will help by giving them advise on healthy eating enabling them to lose weight.

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Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Obesity

According to an article printed today in Sky News the cases of Diabetes in the UK have “jumped 60% in a decade”

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Some Weight Loss Programs Just Don't Work

The majority of highly promoted weight loss programs just don’t work. Many of these programs are at best disappointing and at worst making fraudulent claims. The side effects of some of these programs can cause untold damage to your health.

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5 Reasons to lose body fat NOW

Most of us are very good at putting things off until tomorrow. We are also prone to putting off the inevitable ..”until Christmas is over”…. “until we have been on holiday”…” until we have been to that celebration party” etc etc. What we are doing here is procrastinating. Putting something off that we really don’t want to do. Is that ringing any bells. It certainly is for me.

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Find a weight loss diet plan that appeals to you

Losing weight is notoriously difficult, but it is worth persevering because it can have a profound effect o health. Losing weight can help to lower blood pressure and get cholesterol under control, as well as alleviating the strain on arthritic joints.

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Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

So many people struggle to lose weight that there is no wonder that so much is written about weight loss secrets. The problem is that suggesting in the first place that there is a weight loss secret implies that it is a secret ingredient that holds true for everybody. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is what makes the whole business of weight loss so difficult. There is not one secret that will answer everybody’s problem.

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How to Strip that Body Fat

Did you know that Losing Weight Can be Fun!

Too many people make weight loss a chore when it could be an adventure to be enjoyed. Mind set is a very important component of any weight loss regime. If you attack you weight loss with a positive attitude and a desire to enjoy the process as well as the end results you won’t go far wrong

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