This fact sheet discusses childhood obesity, including health risks, diagnosis, and treatment. Tips are provided for parents to help establish healthy eating patterns.
Review Date: Wednesday, September 07, 2011
We Can! is a national program designed for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight. The program focuses on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time.
Review Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI
Read about problems associated with childhood obesity.
Review Date: Wednesday, February 01, 2012
The White House