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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.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Teens


    Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Parents


    Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.

  • Obesity Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    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 - Nemours KidsHealth 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.