Healthy Weight: Resources for Families, Resources for Parents


Healthy Weight: Resources for Families, Resources for Parents


This fact sheet presents several resources for eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight, and being physically active, for the whole family and for children and adolescents.

This fact sheet includes the following sections:

  • Healthy eating
    • The best nutrition Web sites
    • Understanding portion sizes
    • Healthy restaurant choices
    • Menu planning for home-cooked meals and snacks
    • Free or low-cost cookbooks with healthy recipes
    • Online dietary tools
    • Locating a dietary professional
  • Physical activity
    • Children’s sports
  • Healthy weight
    • Weight loss programs
  • Resources for children and adolescents
    • Healthy eating
    • Physical activity
    • Healthy weight


National Business Group on Health

Funding Sources:

Maternal and Child Health Bureau-Health Resources and Services Administration; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: March 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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