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  • Overweight and Obesity for Parents


    Preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together.

  • Overweight for Teens


    Find out what doctors mean when they say someone is overweight or obese, and why it matters to your health.

  • What Being Overweight Means for Kids


    Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.

  • About Overweight and Obesity for Teens


    We use the words "oveweight" and "obese" a lot, but they actually have medical meanings. Find out how doctors diagnose these conditions and what they mean for a person's health.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.

  • Overweight and Obesity for Teens


    In this section, you'll find information on some common health concerns that go with being overweight. You'll also find tips on what teens can do to manage their weight in a healthy way.

  • Health Problems of Being Overweight for Teens


    Lots of people think that being overweight is an appearance issue. But being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life, affecting things like emotions, energy, and sleep.

  • Dealing With Feelings When You're Overweight for Teens


    If a person is struggling with extra weight, it can add to the emotional ups and downs of being a teen. Get some tips on coping here.

  • What Is a BMI Report Card? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Your Child's Weight for Parents


    "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.