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Weight Management for Youth

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

This collection of resources provides parents and caregivers, health care providers, and partners with tools and information to help children and teens maintain a healthy weight and prevent obesity.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 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.

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Find information for girls to learn about overweight and obesity, calories, and a healthy weight.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Find tips and resources for parents to help children develop a healthy body image and learn healthy eating and physical activity habits. Also available in Spanish.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Read about how parents or guardians can help prevent childhood overweight and obesity.

National Dairy Council. National Football League. USDA

Get empowered to improve nutrition and physical activity at your school and for your health.

HHS. 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.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Find information to help your family stay healthy, including weight basics, eating right, and more.