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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Obesity Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about obesity.

  • Overweight for Teens


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

  • Managing Your Weight for Teens


    Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Get ideas on food, fitness, and staying motivated. We've also got weight management tools and recipes designed just for teens.

  • Weight & Eating Problems for Parents


    Info on common eating disorders and ways to reach and maintain a healthy weight.

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) for Kids


    Body mass index (BMI) is a calculation that uses your height and weight to estimate how much body fat you have. BMI, although not a perfect method for judging someone's weight, is often a good way to check on how a kid is growing.