Children & Teens
How to Help Your Overweight Child Lose Weight
Help your child lose weight and build healthy habits at the same time.
10 Tips for Parents Concerned About Childhood Obesity
These 10 tips provide easy ways to begin confronting the issue of childhood obesity in your family.
5 Ways to Help Your Overweight Child
Learn five easy ways to help your child who is overweight.
Assess Your Child's BMI
Learn how to assess your child's Body Mass Index, also known as BMI.
Dieting Kids May Gain Weight
Putting your child on a diet may have an adverse effect on weight loss according to a new study.
Get Those Kids Moving!
Just how important is increasing your kids' activity level? You may be surprised.
Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids
Looking for a way to keep your kids snacking happy this summer? Check out these ideas for healthy summer snacks for kids.
Help Your Tween with Weight Issues
Practical advice on helping your "tween" have a healthier diet and manage her weight.
Introduction to Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity is now so prevalent that it is being considered an epidemic. According to the National Institutes of Health, "The number of children who are overweight has doubled in the last two to three decades; currently one child in five is overweight."
Is Your Child Overweight?
Should you be concerned about childhood obesity? Learn how to assess your child's weight and how to measure your child's BMI and use growth charts.
Obesity's Effect on Children's Quality of Life
Kids suffer as a result of being overweight, just like adults. New research shows us how.
Today's Tip: Let Your Kids Help in the Kitchen
Your kids can help you in the kitchen in ways you may not even think of! Getting them involved in food preparation is a great way to pique their interest in healthy eating. Consider some of these ways your kids can help in the kitchen.
Use Growth Charts to Assess Your Child's Weight
Learn how to use the growth chart at your pediatrician office, or online, to track your child's weight percentile.
About Child Parenting: Obesity in Childhood
Kimberly Keith shares a wealth of knowledge in her child parenting site, including this informative article about childhood obesity.
About Exercise: Understanding and Dealing with...
Paige presents some thought-provoking statistics in this article. The pravalence of this problem really is alarming.
About Pediatrics: BMI Calculator
From the Guide: "Parents often wonder if their children are overweight, underweight or just right. Using our body mass index calculator, you can figure out if your child is at an appropriate weight for his or her height."
About Pediatrics: Overweight Children Prevention and Treat
This article will explain the medical prevention and treatment possibilities of managing weight in children.
About Pediatrics: Weight Management Guide
This is an indespensable guide for parents who are concerned about managing their kids' weight.
About Pediatrics: Who's to Blame for Childhood Obesity
About pediatrics Guide poses an interesting question in this informative article -- who is to blame for childhood obesity?