Is self-help the secret to reducing childhood obesity?

April 3, 2013

By Bonnie Rochman There is no shortage of strategies to lose weight, but which work best for children? One in three U.S. kids weighs too much, according to the latest government statistics, but parents don’t have too many appealing options when it comes to helping their children slim down. The gold standard treatment for childhood obesity […]

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Strategies for population-level obesity prevention for children

July 19, 2012

For those who may be interested in current obesity best practices for children, the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a review providing a summary of population-level intervention strategies for preventing and controlling childhood obesity.

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