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Are kids hurt by the word "fat"?

The Press Democrat published a database that depicts how each North Bay school compares against the national average in regards to the phys…

Started by Crissi Langwell

1 Dec 5, 2012
Reply by Leah F

Best skin care?

Alright ladies, let's help each other out. What eye creams, lotions, toner, face wash, crow's feet removers, dark circle reducers, mud mas…

Started by Crissi Langwell

6 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by Melissa

Test kids' cholesterol by age 11

Dr's are now advising that kids be tested for cholesterol by age 11 to help prevent problems later on. If a child has high cholesterol at a…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Nov 11, 2011

How do busy parents keep their kids healthy?

Aaron Locks posed this question over on our boards.  What is your solution?   Overweight is only part of the deal... here are the top three…

Started by Crissi Langwell

2 Sep 19, 2011
Reply by LilaJean E. Seder

A year without dieting

Most women have an obsession with dieting.  I know I feel that constant pressure to lose weight, even when I've reached my goal.  And I kno…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Sep 15, 2011

ADHD myths debunked

In the past decade, those with ADHD has risen from 6.9% to 9%.  That's a pretty real number.  That means that almost 1 out of 10 of you rea…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Aug 29, 2011

Parents enraged over diet book for children

Author Paul Kramer has self-published a book for kids that has already received tons of attention even though it doesn’t hit bookstores til…

Started by Crissi Langwell

1 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Aline Gerard

Kids as young as 3 think they’re fat.

ABC Nightline did a segment recently on a 6 year old girl. This girl is at a normal weight for her age and height. And so it was shocking t…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Jun 23, 2011

Diet foods that make you FAT

I came across an article about diet foods that make you fat.  They including diet sodas and artificial sweeteners (the artificial sweetness…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Jun 22, 2011

8 habits that can sabotage your diet

By Alyssa Wellswww.Fitbie.com   From munching on candy all day, to turning a blind eye to decadent desserts, many people are in denial abou…

Started by Crissi Langwell

0 Jun 15, 2011

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