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Weight Management for Youth

Understand how to address weight issues in children and teens with healthy guidelines, links to interactive and skill-building tools, and more.

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, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Download the free Dining Decisions game to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

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, 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.

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, Office on Women's Health

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