Weight Management for Youth

Adolescent and Childhood Obesity Resources (archive)

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.


We 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.


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.


8 Healthy Eating Goals

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.


Fuel Up to Play 60

USDA. National Dairy Council. National Football League.

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


Helping Your Overweight Child

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. 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 PDF[5.9 MB] and Spanish.


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.


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

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Learn about rising obesity rates in children and find suggestions for helping children maintain a healthy weight.