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Childhood Obesity influences poor sleep

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 — Poor sleep may make your children more than just grumpy, a new study suggests. Kids who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to be obese later on, researchers report. And that might even boost their odds for cancer decades later. The study of 120 U.S. children, average age 8, […]

Family Transformation Bootcamp!

Fitness without Border’s Family Bootcamp is starting February 8th at two locations! Fruitridge Community Center: 4000 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA 95820 NorCal Fitness: 8771 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758 REGISTER AT LOCATION! Click here to download our brochure:  Parent Bootcamp  

Study: Obese children have less sensitive taste-buds

Obese Children Have Less Sensitive Taste-Buds Than Those of Normal Weight ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2012) — Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. This blunted ability to distinguish all five tastes of bitter, sweet, salty, sour, and umami (savoury) may […]

Axe Sports Blast, Kate Upton and John Pierre-Paul raise money for FWB!

We recently received a kind donation of $20,000 raised from the Sports Blast, AXE event featuring Sports Illustrated cover model, Kate Upton and Giants Football player, John Pierre-Paul.  Their donation will be used towards the upcoming Family programs that will begin January 2013! Thank you for supporting children and FWB’s fight to end childhood obesity! […]

Your kids are watching your bad eating habits

As a ‘healthy’ mom, I certainly have issues with my kids eating habits. My first child, hates eating protein (unless it’s orange chicken) and detests anything green. My second child, loves to eat veggies! Most often, they don’t like to eat dinner. They snack on cheese, yogurt, crackers and fruit throughout the day. They REALLY […]

Obesity linked to math performance

Another reason to promote heath and fitness with your kids…. —- Childhood Obesity Linked to Math Performance, Researcher Says ScienceDaily (June 14, 2012) — Childhood obesity has increased dramatically throughout the past 40 years and has been tied to many health problems. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that children’s weight is associated […]

Kids who cook are hungrier for healthy food

This is a very good tip! I try to get an apron on my boys all the time and it REALLY does make them appreciate the food they prepared! —- Kids Who Cook Are Hungrier for Healthy Food Choices ScienceDaily (June 27, 2012) — Getting kids to pass up junk food in favour of healthier […]