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Tales of a Former Fat Kid
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that one out of every 5 children are overweight or obese? What's more unfortunate, is that these same children suffer the same fate as adults, greater risk of diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.
Childhood obesity is a major public health problem.
Children who have obesity are more likely to have obesity as adults. This can lead to lifelong physical and mental health problems, including diabetes and increased risk of certain cancers.
Children who have obesity face more bullying and stigma.
Childhood obesity is influenced by many factors.
Working together, states, communities, schools, child care providers, and parents can help make healthier food, beverages, and physical activity the easy choice for children and adolescents to help prevent childhood obesity.
The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for kids to eat healthier and get more active.
Join MSKeepItMoving on The Keep It Moving Blog Talk Radio Show? as she talks about Childhood Obesity awareness and her experience as "The Fat Kid." Find out how to make a difference for kids with strategies for preventing childhood obesity and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.
From Blogger Chrystal Bougon
How does someone as fat as you have so much confidence? Where do you get your great self-esteem?
I have gotten this question a lot in my lifetime. I have been fat since the third grade and I am 47 now. So that is a lot of years in a fat body. Now I own a plus-size lingerie boutique and the topic of confidence and self-esteem in a fat body comes up at our boutique pretty much seven days a week. Every single day, without fail, this topic comes up. "Chrystal, how can I become confident in my fat body? What is the trick?"
So this does beg the question: Where do we get our self-esteem? How does a fat woman get to be so confident? Where did I get my own self-esteem? I have been asking myself and my community that very question a lot recently. Personally, I feel like my family and the way I was brought up gave me a good base. Unconditional love can do that for a person. I was blessed to have family who did not shame me because of my body.
This is going to sound trite, but stick with me. When I was a kid I was a voracious reader. Any magazine, book, newsletter that crossed my path I read. I read a ridiculous article in Cosmopolitan once about how women should find one thing about their body that they liked and focus on that. (It was next to an article about how to measure if your boobs are droopy by trying to hold a pencil underneath them. You have to love Cosmo in the '80s. I was 14.) But, internally, I started that discipline when I was about 14. I would focus on things like "wow, I have really cute toes." Yes, at 14. "I love how my skin gets so tan in the sun." "My green eyes are really pretty," I would repeat to myself.
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Your host of Transforming Health with Brad King is a highly sought after authority on nutrition, obesity, longevity and one’s health and he has been touted as one of the most influential health mentors of our time. He is the creator of the life-changing Abundant Health System and the Losing fat 4 Life System. He is an Award Winning Nutritional Formulator who was honored with the Best in Canada Award for Health Motivator/Educator and Public Speaker in 2010. Brad was inducted into the Canadian Sports Nutrition Hall of Fame in 2003 and sits on the board of Directors for CHI the premiere sports nutrition education center. He is the author of 10 books including the international bestseller Fat Wars, the award winning Beer Belly Blues and the newly released 99 Things You Wish You Knew Before... Losing Fat 4 Life!
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Mike Chang Founder of Six Pack Shortcuts - over 3 Million YouTube Subscribers for a Reason!!!
Mike Chang, the fitness guru that boasts six pack abs in 3 minutes; creator of the “afterburn effect” that makes training so much easier than any program before; the founder of the number one workout video channel on all of YouTube.
Mike Chang was that stereotypical out-of-shape guy. The sagging gut, the bat-wing arms,, Chang tried all the tricks in the book; the so-called get ripped quick videos, the celebrity diets and workouts, hour after hour on the treadmill, nothing was working.
Instead of giving up or looking for the next big fad, Chang decided to find out why these programs weren’t working, researching dietary needs and the inner workings of the human body
Before long, Mike had taken a whole new approach to dieting, exercise and life in general. He lost the fat, gained muscle definition and the long-sought six pack he had always yearned for.
Mike Chang offers 3 Amazing Programs:
Six Pack Short Cuts (focuses on the loss of belly fat and production of six pack abs)
Isane Home Fat Loss (designed to burn fat at hyper-speed)
Monster Mass (created or those who are willing to endure short but intense workouts for quick, extreme muscle definition)
Visit: Mike Chang Six Pack Short Cuts
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Have you given up on getting fit and losing weight? Would you like to enjoy permanent weight loss and end emotional eating...for good? Then, join Beth Donnelly and Dagny Grant on I AM U Radio as they run an encore recording of their interview with Asher Fox...author of Fat to Fearless #1 Amazon and Kindle bestseller.
Asher Fox suggests that will isn't enough, and that you have to defeat your self-sabotaging subconscious. He did it for himself, and you can hear more about his story by tuning into the show today at 11 AM Pacific Daylight Time at the link below.
Who Told you, you were FAT and out of place in society, where you would be at home in hiding and excluded from the world? Not deserving to love or be loved? There are many sizes in the world and the only labled in size...plus size is women. Why is there a stigma in being thick vs. Thin? Have anyone noticed that everyone is not bred thin? In the world today, its covered with women labled as FAT and society calls them FAT. But in other reviews on these women see them as sexy, recognized as PHAT; even in mainstream media is now shining the light more on thick is in. PHAT women are people too and they love who they are and the people around them see what society don't see as normal. The women of today's society are now viewing themselves as, big, beautiful, luscious, unforgettable and Amazing !!! "And a Dog don't just want a bone, they want some meat on it; but society will throw a dog a bone" ~Wendy C. Come join us on a discussion of..FAT IS A POISONOUS WORD...with my guest, Lela Blaq, founder of Big Girls Swag On Point (BGSOP)!! Happy Birthday Shout out for Arlisha Lyons BKA...EMPIRE!! For birthday shout outs call in at the call in number...347-884-8684
I know this seems like an obvious mistake, but many people truly don't know how many calories they're actually eating. For example, ordering a salad might seem like a healthy choice, but you could be getting a 600-calorie meal without even realizing it. Sauces, dressing, ketchup, and oils all have calories you probably don't even think about. Especially if you don't regularly cook at home, you're probably eating more calories than you think.
We're told over and over that the simple weight-loss process is to eat fewer calories than you expend throughout the day. However, this "calories in, calories out" methodology oversimplifies matters. Hypothetically, this system would work if you ate 1,500 calories worth of cheesecake per day and burned 2,000, but the human body isn't a calculator. The type of calories you eat matters. A carbohydrate-only diet will not help you reach your fat-loss goals. You need the right combination of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats to build muscle and burn fat.
For most people, a 40/40/20 ratio works great. If 40 percent of your food comes from carbs, 40 percent from protein, and 20 percent from fat, the stage is set for positive change. However, that ratio is not the golden rule for all body types and goals. Do research and find what works best for you.
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Here is tip number two from my ten tips for breaking a fat loss plateau. You may be surprised by some of the benefits of drinking enough water. No, it won't magically fush fat out of your body, but it will boost energy and lower stress, among other bentifts.
Plus, learn about the upcoming Little Black Dress/Sugar Freedom Challenge starting 9/8/15.
To apply to join the challenge e-mail Catherine here: firstname.lastname@example.org
To get the Sugar Freedom program visit www.sugarfreedom.com
Dr. Angela Lauria of The Author Incubator interviews author Karen Donaldson on the publishing of her book, Beat the Belly Fat Blues: Mind-Body Solutions for Permanent Weight Loss.
Karen is an Emotional Freedom Techniques trainer and weight loss coach. She is an expert on emotional eating and speaks about the subject to hundreds of women who want to shed the weight and keep it off as they learn to love and accept themselves and heal the hurts that caused the cravings and emotional eating in the first place.
Karen knew from the start that the book was something that she had to write and bring to the world with its special message to women. She did not know how to begin the process at first but Angela Lauria helped her get on track and was successfully able to realize her dream.
Read more and get the transcipt here: Karen Donaldson on The Author Incubator
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