Obesity and Your Child: Google+ Hangout On Air

Childhood obesity is an immense, growing problem. According to the CDC, it has more than doubled in children, and tripled in adolescents over the past 30 years. With both immediate and long-term side effects to the child, it’s important for parents to understand how to prevent, manage and understand their options for a child who … Read More

Worried About a Child’s Weight?

Contributor: Sara Seither, MS, RD, LD If your child is overweight and you want to decrease his or her total calorie intake, consider not only what gets eaten at mealtime, but also what gets eaten in between. Parents also need to remember to monitor the fluids children drink. Before embarking on a reduced-calorie diet, consult … Read More