Weight Loss & Diets

Here's everything you need to know to help your teen manage her weight and develop a healthy body image. From crash diets to yo-yo problems, we've got you covered.

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Kids Who Are Bullied for Their Weight End Up Gaining More, Study Says
New research shows weight-based teasing causes kids to pack on pounds. Experts explain why and how parents can help.
Fizzing Out the Fat
Study finds promoting less soda in schools can lower obesity among children.
How to Talk to Your Child About Losing Weight
Does your child need to lose weight? We'll help you talk about it without hurting her feelings.
Help Kids Lose Weight
The key to shedding pounds is choosing foods that fight hunger.
Monitoring What Kids Eat at School
From doughnuts at class parties to pizza in the cafeteria, the food your child gets at school can be seriously unhealthy. But whose job is it to monitor what kids eat?
Making Time for Gym Class
A little physical education could sharply reduce obesity in children, new research shows.

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Dangerous Diets
Are the Atkins and Sugar Busters diets appropriate for your overweight child? Why pediatric nutritionists say no.