Resources

How to Talk with your Child about their Weigh Smart® Appointment

Weigh In: Talking to Your Children About Weight and Health - Conversation guide for parents and adult caregivers ages 7-11 years old. Published by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

ChooseMyPlate

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets

We Can!

National Heart, Lung and Blood institute’s program We Can (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition (We Can) provides practical information to help increase activity and create healthier diets for children and their families

Let’s Move

First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to reduce childhood obesity webpage provides useful tips and information for families and children with weight issues.

Helping your overweight child

The NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases webpage provides information about how obesity is diagnosed in children and tips for weight management.