Overeating may cause obesity issues for kids later in life
We've been hearing that Americans are getting fatter for many years. Now there's shocking and definitive proof that obesity is becoming an epidemic.
I'm 26 years old and almost six weeks pregnant with my first baby. I have always been very overweight, and have tried everything to lose the extra pounds. I have been very dedicated, especially when I knew I wanted to conceive, to losing weight but no matter how hard I try, absolutely nothing works.
You step on the scale and cover your eyes. You know the lecture is coming. Why are they harassing you over a few pounds? In pregnancy, being overweight or obese is especially concerning because of the increased risk of pregnancy complications potential problems for the baby.
Here are ten simple remedies and lifestyle changes for families. I suggest parents try to Lead By Example and Create A Healthy Eating Environment so kids will pick up better eating habits and make better choices on their own.
When mothers smoke during pregnancy, their choice may affect the children for the rest of their lives -- 40% increased chance of being obese, and more than a 300% increased chance of having developed type 2 diabetes at an early age.
Every parent wants their child to stay safe and healthy. But many parents are forgetting one very important category when it comes to teaching their children how to live a happy and healthy life. They forget to teach them how to eat healthy.
The extra weight you gain during pregnancy provides nourishment to your developing baby and is also stored for breastfeeding your baby after delivery.
PCOS also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a disorder in which the ovaries are enlarged with cysts, with levels of male hormones.
There are new reasons to control your weight both before and after you conceive -- particularly if you're heavy before you even try to have a baby. Obesity promotes not only severe pregnancy complications in the mother, it also places the baby at high risk of health problems.