Resources by Kathryn Branstad
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Is a Healthy Weight?||
There is no one healthy weight for all children. Children come in different sizes and shapes. Some children are naturally petite. Others have bigger builds, larger bones, or greater muscle mass that can result in a heavier weight. They also grow at different rates. Any weight that supports growth, learning, development, fitness, and well-being can be a healthy weight.
|Feb 19, 2020||348-270 (HNFE-916P)|
|Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids: What Should I Do if My Child Is Overweight?||
If your child is overweight, he or she is not alone. Overweight and obesity are growing at epidemic rates among American children and teens. The rate has tripled in 30 years and is expected to rise. In 2012, 18 percent of children ages 6 to 11 and 20 percent of adolescents ages 12 to 19 were considered obese.
|Feb 19, 2020||348-273 (HNFE-916P)|