Childhood Obesity

There's been a lot in the press about childhood obesity in this country. Find out if your child is obese and try our ideas for healthy eating, making activity fun, and managing this condition.

Is Your Child in the Obesity Danger Zone?

Roughly 1 in 3 kids in America is overweight or obese, but millions more "borderline"y kids are on the cusp of a weight problem and need our help just as much. Doctors and proactive parents share their advice about how to fight fat without shaking a child's self-confidence.

How to Raise a Healthy Eater (in a Junk-Food World)

Scary fact: French fries are one of kids' favorite vegetables. Even scarier: Research has found that up to a third of young children eat virtually no vegetables at all. Desperate to get healthier food on your child's plate? We teamed up with the experts -- nutritionists from the American Dietetic Association -- to give you the best advice on getting your kids to eat right.