Weight Management for YouthWe Can! Resources for Your Family
DHHS. National Institutes of Health.
Find information to help your family stay healthy, including weight basics, eating right, and more.
The White House; Department of Health and Human Services; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Department of Education.
Tackle the challenge of childhood obesity with tools to help kids be active, eat better, and get healthy.
BAM! Body and Mind
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Learn how to make healthy choices with games, quizzes, and other interactive features that cover topics such as food, nutrition, physical activity, and safety.
Childhood Obesity Resources
USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.
Find tips for parents, kid friendly sites to help youth combat childhood obesity, nutrition education resources, statistics and more.
Fuel Up to Play 60
National Dairy Council; National Football League; United States Department of Agriculture.
Get empowered to improve nutrition and physical activity at your school and for your health.
8 Healthy Eating Goals
President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.
Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.
Body Mass Index: About BMI for Children and Teens
DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Explains how Body Mass Index (BMI) is used differently in children than in adults and provides information on calculating and interpreting BMI for children and teens.
Helping Kids Fight Obesity: Best Online Info Sources (PDF | 778 KB)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Find online resources that help kids avoid obesity by encouraging healthy habits and behaviors.
Helping Your Overweight Child
DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.
A Healthy Weight for Girls
DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.
Find information for girls to learn about overweight and obesity, calories, and a healthy weight.
Weighty Issues for Kids: Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity
NIH. Word on Health.
Learn about rising obesity rates in children and find suggestions for helping children maintain a healthy weight.