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.

Help Kids Lose Weight

The key to shedding pounds is choosing foods that fight hunger.

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.

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?

Dangerous Diets

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

Fizzing Out the Fat

Study finds promoting less soda in schools can lower obesity among children.

Making Time for Gym Class

A little physical education could sharply reduce obesity in children, new research shows.