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®

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EatRight Guide to Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Did You Know?

My son’s favorite beverages include fruit punch and soft drinks—how bad are these for a child?

Moderation in all things is the key to healthy weight, but studies point to sugary beverages as contributing to childhood obesity. A large 32-ounce soft drink contains about 65 grams of sugar—that is



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