A registered dietitian offers five creative tips for parents who want to encourage their kids to eat healthier.
A recent study found that playing active video games, as part of a weight-management program, encourages overweight children to get more active and may help them to lose more weight.
Watch our Google+ Hangout On Air about childhood obesity called Obesity: A Complex Disease for Children, which took place in a live Q&A with our experts on Oct. 1 at Noon, EST.
Watch our Google+ Hangout On Air about obesity and heart health called Obesity: The Heavy Impact on Your Heart, which took place in a live Q&A with our experts on Sept. 17 at 12:30 p.m., EST.
Many kids today are struggling with their weight. In the last several decades, obesity has become all too common in American children. Find out why rates are rising and access tips to help kids reach a healthy weight.
Pediatricians are concerned that U.S. kids are developing adult health problems because of their excess weight. Kids’ lives are likely to be shorter than their parents’ unless we take action.
One out of every three American adults are now obese. While new treatments are underway, will they be enough to prevent American healthcare from being crushed by the massive costs of treating obesity and its consequences?
A new study says the longer period of time that you’re obese, the risk for heart disease increases. Parents can play a role in intervening early with their kids.