WeightLoss 

Skinny Kids Should Exercise to Create Strong Bones

Dear Reggie, I have a 13-year-old daughter who is occasionally active. Several days a week she plays at recess and lunch time with her friends at school. Other days she enjoys sitting around and hanging out with her friends. Whenever she plays sports...

3 Reasons to Stop Skipping Breakfast: Simple Meal Ideas Kids Will Love

Dear Karla, I've heard so many times that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," but I am the mother of three kids, all under seven years of age, and have to depart to work before they even wake up in the morning. This leaves my husband ...

Add Lentils to Your Family's Diet for a Quick Fibre Boost

There's a whole lot to love about lentils. These small, lens-like seeds are often referred to as a type of pulse or dal. They're packed full of protein and fibre, and are a great source of plant protein for many diets. Ancient Greeks included lentils...

Canadian Hospital Offers Surgery for Obese Children

A hospital in Canada offers some obese children surgery designed to help them lose weight and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other potential killers. The surgery is performed at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. T...

Naomi Watts says Breastfeeding Lead to Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss

As you may recall it's only been a few weeks since actress Naomi Watts had her second child. The Mulholland Drive star and beau Liev Schreiber welcomed son Samuel on December 13; recently, they spotted on the red carpet promoting Schreiber's latest e...

Boys Can Have Eating Disorders Too

It's not unusual to hear about a teen girl who has an eating disorder or anorexia, but what people don't always realize is that boys can become alarmingly obsessed with their bodies, too. And it's just as serious. Dr. Phil spoke to two young men this...

New Year's Resolutions, Bedtime Stories, and Ingo Rademacher - Links we Love

If your New Year's resolutions include cutting costs this year, here's how to save $100 a month ... painlessly. -- AlphaMom Speaking of saving money -- Here's Kate Gosselin talking about how she juggles the family budget. -- AlphaMom On the oth...

England to pay parents to walk to school

My son's school is a little over three miles from our house; according to Google Maps, it would take about an hour to walk there. Unfortunately, we don't have that kind of time in the morning nor could the kids handle such a trek and still have a pro...

Trying to take off the baby weight? Keep a food journal

I wish I could blame my extra padding on my kids. Can pregnancy make you gain wait before you've even conceived? No? It's my own fault then. Maggie over at That's Fit wrote a post about a recent study that found that people who keep a food diary lose...

Health tips from your toddler

Looking to lose a little weight or just put a halt to that climbing scale? Look no farther than your toddler, according to Diet-Blog. I love their list of 5 amazing things you can learn from your toddler, because I've thought for a long time that kid...

Finding time to exercise

I need to lose weight. I know it, my doctor knows it, anyone who knows me knows it. Knowing something, however, is not the same as doing something. And wanting to do something is not the same as being able to do something. Before the kids were born, ...

Study: Sleep more to lose the baby weight

If you are having trouble dropping those pounds you gained during pregnancy, perhaps you just need more sleep. According to new research, getting a few extra hours in each day will not only help you feel better, but will assist you getting back to yo...

Shanna Moakler: Kids are worth it

Former Playboy playmate and actress Shanna Moakler says that having kids is worth the post-baby body. In fact, she loves how her body has changed since giving birth to eight-year-old Atiana (whose father is boxer Oscar De La Hoya), three-year-old Lan...

The photoshop diet doesn't work for us regular Moms

I really didn't have many body issues before I gave birth to my son. Sure, I wished I were just a little shorter once in a while, and I yearned for a few more curves here and there (hello, A-cup!), but generally I didn't put too much time into stress...

Dieting is unhealthy

Here's the news you may have been waiting for -- dieting isn't good for you. I know I'm going to print a copy of this article for my doctor. Scientists at the University of California have completed the most thorough and comprehensive analysis of the...

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