Childhood Obesity Articles

Dear Doctor: My child is gaining weight, and I don’t know what to do.
Answer provided by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS

KID’S Corner – Staying Fit this Summer… Everyone Can Do It
by Travis Broome and Mari W. Broome, MSW, LCSW

KID’S Corner – Children and Weight-based Bullying
by Eliza Kingsford, MA, LPC

Kid’s Corner – Learn to Have a Healthier Relationship with Food
by Mari W. Broome, MSW, LCSW

Kid’s Corner: Teens & Tweens – Why Nutrition is Important
by Sarah Muntel, RD

Kid’s Corner – Exercise for the Whole Family
by Jillian McAfee

Kid’s Corner - Picky Eaters
by Sarah Muntel, RD

Children & Obesity: What can caregivers say to help?
by JoAnn Stevelos, MS, MPH

Deciphering What Really Works for Treating Childhood Obesity
by Eliza Kingsford, MA, LPC

Kid’s Corner – Winter Fitness Fun
by Sarah Muntel, RD

BAKING DONE RIGHT AND LIGHT: “Family Fun in the Kitchen for the Holidays”
by Amber D. Huett

Healthy Food and Fun in the Summertime
by Sarah Muntel, RD

Spring is Here: It’s Time to Get out and Play!
by Amber D. Huett

Childhood Obesity from the View of a Concerned Parent
by Traci Baker

From the Schoolyard to Your Yard: Cyber-bullying Brings Victimization Home
by Jamie Lee Peterson, MA

Winter Exercise Tips for Kids
by Jillian McAfee

School is Back in Session – What to Pack for Lunch
by Amber D. Huett

“MyPlate” Becomes the New “Food Pyramid”
by Holly F. Lofton, MD

Eating Healthy on Summer Break
by Sarah Muntel, RD

BULLYING, Bullycide and Childhood Obesity
by JoAnn Stevelos, MS, MPH

Exercise and Children
by Julia Karlstad, MEd, CSCS

Obesity – The Link between Your Weight and Your Family
by Sarah Earhart, MS, RD, LD, CDE

Childhood Obesity – Causes and Considerations
by Christina G. Richards

Weight and Sports: Health and Weight Issues for Youth and Adolescents
by Karen J. Sparks, BBA, MEd and Julie Janeway, MSA, JD, ABD/PhD

Childhood Obesity: The Link to Drinks
by Rodrick D. McKinlay, MD

Measuring Obesity in Children
by Shirley Schantz, RN, EdD, ARNP

Exergaming: What is that?
by Laura M. Boyer, RN, CBN

Serving our Kids
by Jacqueline Jacques, ND

Exercise and Children
by Arrin Larson, BS, NSCA-CPT, Certified Wellness Coach

Childhood Obesity and Stigma
by Rebecca Puhl, PhD

The Care and Feeding of Children: Beating Childhood Obesity with Realistic Nutritional Recommendations
by Julie Janeway, Karen Sparks, MBE, and Randal S. Baker, MD, FACS

Treating Childhood Obesity
by Janet E. Mohrman, MS, RD, LDN

Childhood Obesity: Causes and Considerations
by Jacqueline Jacques, ND

Understanding the Childhood Obesity Epidemic
by William Cochran, MD



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