Ideas for parents to use to help children become more active and live a healthier lifestyle, from Shape Up America!
Daily Estimated Calories and Recommended Servings for Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Milk/Dairy for Children are available at the American Heart Association website:
Childhood obesity is associated with various health-related consequences. Obese children and adolescents may experience immediate health consequences and may be at risk for weight-related health problems in adulthood.
- Ideas to Help Children Maintain a Healthy Weight (PDF)
- Center for Disease Control Healthy Weight Tips