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Does My Child Need To Lose Weight?

Maggie LaBarbera • RN, MBA • Sep 15, 2012
childhood obesity tips for families

How Do I Know If My Child Is Overweight?

Sometimes it is hard for parents to be objective when it comes to their children. There are several diagnostic tools that can be used to determine if your child is overweight. The most common tool is the BMI for age. Learn more about BMI

Helping Your Child Lose Weight?

Helping a child lose weight does not have to be a painful experience. We believe that nutrition can be fun and is most important for kids trying to lose weight.
Helping them learn healthy habits means teaching them what is healthy choices and why it is important. We are here to provide children a positive and fun experience to help them make healthier choices and form positive associations with healthy foods.
The key is to begin now. The older children become the more challenging it is to change behaviors.
Working together as a family while the child is still forming habits and food preferences will help everyone feel healthier and be healthier.
Read what our nurses and dietitians have to say:
Childhood Obesity Prevention- Parental Information - A Healthy Guide
Guide To Helping Overweight Children Eat Healthier Foods
Why You Should Not Put Your Child on a Fad Diet


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Written by Maggie LaBarberaWritten on Sep 15, 2012Last updated on Oct 29, 2013




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