A new study has linked childhood obesity to inconsistent routines around mealtime, screen time, and, most importantly, bedtime.
Help your child trim off those excess pounds.
Learn what causes childhood obesity and how it's treated.
American children are getting heavier. The good news: There's a lot you can do to keep the problem at bay.
Prevent your child from facing lifelong weight worries -- and serious health problems -- by giving him the tools he needs to enjoy eating well and exercising.
Today, nearly 10 percent of kids ages 2 to 5 are obese, and the numbers are growing along with waistlines. Here's what you can do now to prevent weight problems later.
Know the healthiest ways to dine out--or order in.
What to look for in your child now to avoid obesity later.
It may seem like eliminating seconds at the dinner table would help overweight kids. But some experts believe that restricting food could backfire.
This is how to figure out the appropriate serving sizes for your little one.
It turns out just 10 minutes of intense activity is enough to help kids stay on the right track with their health.
Parenting Expert Jan Faull, MEd, advises parents on how to help their young children lose weight and maintain a healthy weight.
Childhood obesity is quickly becoming an epidemic. Could your kid become one of the statistics? The risk may be greater than you think.
Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.
From obesity to asthma, chronic health problems are growing amongst children.
A new study shows that children's exposure to food ads and marketing while watching TV -- and not inactivity as a result of watching TV -- may be to blame for a growing number of plumped-up kids.
Yet another study looks at the effect on a developing baby of moms eating fish during pregnancy, with a surprising conclusion.
Use this important, quick screening index to identify your kid's BMI to determine if your child is underweight, overweight, or obese.
According to a new study, preschoolers who see ads for fast-food are more likely to eat it.
A new study finds even more reasons why parents' smoking is detrimental to their children's health.