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Who is to blame for childhood obesity?

I had to write an essay on this at the beginning of the semester and I compared and contrasted opinion articles that I found in the newspaper. I am interested to hear about your...

Started by Debb on 12/08/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/03/2012 by Jenny

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child hood obesity...what are your views?

What are your views? What do you feel causes it and how can we help to fight it. Also, if you have or know a child who is obese do to a medical condition please feel free to...

Started by Jessi on 06/08/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/09/2011 by Tasha

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breastfeeding and obesity

"...Research on breastfeeding and obesity can seem contradictory. Several confounding variables influence body weight in children and many possible factors may contribute to...

Started by Tara on 12/22/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 12/27/2010 by Mrs.

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Are schools making kids fat?

I have been doing research since 2005 on childhood obesity and I have found that by the time children reach kindergarten, 25% of them are obese...obesity jumps by 10% when a...

Started by Joyce on 08/09/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/10/2010 by Andrea

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milk

my daughter is almost 1 year and i was just wondering if i have to give her whole milk or can i just give her the milk i drink (1%) ?

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Easter Bunny as bad as Santa

An academic who copped sacks full of criticism after accusing Santa Claus of promoting obesity has risked enraging his detractors again after blaming the Easter Bunny for making...

Started by Jodi on 04/16/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 04/18/2011 by Brittany

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Bottles make your kid fat?

"When to wean a child from the bottle can be a tricky call for parents, but new research appears to support a decision of sooner rather than later. Prolonged bottle use was...

Started by Lady Heather on 05/05/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/06/2011 by Constance

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tooth decay

my name is prossie from Uganda,my boy is 4years old but his teeth have turned short and are too dark,what should i do?Thanks

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Sugar causes cancer......

Robert Lustig is a specialist on pediatric hormone disorders and the leading expert in childhood obesity at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine....

Started by Katherine on 05/08/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/08/2011 by Sneaky

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The Right Wat to Feed Babies

If there is anything that our modern culture gets totally wrong, it's how to introduce solid food to babies. Pediatricians, dieticians, and other "experts" are quick to...

Started by Lauralee on 07/15/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/18/2010 by Dora