Helping Your Child Who is Overweight

Childhood Health and Wellness

Provides information on taking an active role in helping children improve their health, including how to tell if a child is overweight, why a extra weight on a child is a concern, how to help children develop healthy habits, and tips for improving eating habits and encouraging daily physical activity. This site is also available in Spanish.

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Developed by: HHS, NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases