This page contains resources that offer practical tips and tools on how families can help prevent childhood overweight and maintain a healthy weight by making smart food choices, increasing physical activity, and reducing screen time.
|Families Finding the Balance: A Parent Handbook
Parents can help their family stay in energy balance with this handbook, available in English or in Spanish. It offers practical tips to help parents help their families find the right balance of eating well and being physically active to maintain a healthy weight.
Here are other We Can! Program Materials that are available from the We Can! program to help parents and the public.
There are also great resources available to parents from the National Institutes of Health.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) http://www.nichd.nih.gov
National Cancer Institute (NCI) http://www.nci.nih.gov
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