Childhood Obesity

How to Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
in Children and Teens

Presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®

Want practical tips to encourage healthy eating habits in children?  Check out Fighting Childhood Obesity.   Please check out the Resources and the Did you know Questions and Answers.

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EatRight Guide to Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Did You Know?

My kids seem to snack all day—is snacking associated with childhood obesity?

Snacking is not always related to obesity in children—It only contributes to obesity if it leads to excess calories. Children have smaller appetites than adults and snacking is a good way for kids to



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