Obesity in Children Directory
Up to 20% of children in the U.S. are obese. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of childhood obesity, diagnosis of childhood overweight and obesity, treatment of childhood obesity, and much more.
Helping Your Overweight Child to Lose Weight
WebMD offers suggestions to parents for helping their overweight children lose or maintain their weight.
Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child
Learning healthy eating habits at a young age can reap benefits for a lifetime. Here are tips for teaching your kids about nutrition.
Obesity in Children
Is your child overweight? Learn more from WebMD about the causes and risks of obesity, and what you can do to help.
Overweight teens face many challenges. WebMD examines the issues around healthy teen weight loss, including teenage obesity, body image, diets, and exercise plans.
Cooking With Your Children
Why it's so important to spend time in the kitchen with your children -- and how you can get started
How Parents Can Help Young Kids Keep Moving
Experts say that parents may be the biggest barrier to small children getting physical.
America's Kids at Risk
Many teens are sluggish, sedentary, and overweight. That's the bad news. The good news is that parents can make a difference -- if they tap into what their children really like.
Supersized Kids, Diminishing Health
In a Bit More Than a Decade, the Number of Overweight Children Has Doubled in Many Racial Groups
Keeping Kids Active
Get practical advice from the experts on how to get your child off the couch and on the road to good health.
Breakfast and Childhood Obesity
Why should you insist your child eat breakfast each day? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Family Mealtime and Childhood Weight Control
How does sitting down to dinner as a family help your child lose weight? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Helping Your Child Exercise
How can you help your child exercise when you don't? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Slideshows & Images
Fat Facts Quiz
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
Sugars & Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts
Test your sugar IQ to see how much you know about the different types of sugar and sweeteners.
Know How to Make a Resolution and Keep It?
Lose weight. Exercise more. Take this quiz and see the secrets to success for keeping your New Year's resolutions and reaching family health goals.
Parent Quiz: Know How to Make a Resolution and Keep It?