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The issue of weight can be a sensitive one for families. You may have questions about what it really means to be overweight, and how it will impact the rest of your child’s health for years to come. We can provide answers to help your family make changes for a healthy life.
We know that many factors contribute to obesity. Our biology, diet, physical activity levels and surroundings all work in concert for or against our health. On this website, we offer online materials based on scientific evidence that help you make specific, realistic changes every day that will help your family have a healthier tomorrow.
Parenting your child for a healthy weight
About the low-glycemic diet
Healthy food shopping list
Healthy lunch tracker
Meal and activity planners
Kids’ Circuits: at home exercises
Glossary of weight-related terms
Ending the Food Fight
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How to get help
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”