Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition Resources :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition Resources

We have compiled helpful resources for parents and children including a medical glossary. In addition to our articles, we also provide resources for managing pediatric obesity as well as information from Columbus Parent Magazine.

Columbus Parent Magazine Articles

These articles& provide helpful information, tips and advice regarding nutrition, physical activity and healthy choices.

Bump kids' summer activities into high gear

Bundle up and beat the winter blues

Celebrate the holiday season without regret

Creative ways to get your child off the couch

Diet fads fizzle with time

Fast food...forbidden?

Five big reasons to bother with breakfast

Gluten-free foods becoming more prevalent

Goal setting a must to keep New Year's resolutions

Halloween treats don’t have to be nutritionally tricky

Healthful foods on a budget

Healthy and Delicious Snack Ideas

Infant formula 101: How to make the best choice for baby

Is your child’s picky eating driving you crazy?

Keeping up with your child's nutrition even outside your own home

Kids and dieting: A 'don't', according to experts

Kids diagnosed with Type II diabetes more frequently at younger ages

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holidays

Making smart choices just got easier!

Mission Nutrition: Make sure your child is offered, chooses healthy food options

Portion sizes — A growing problem

Putting a healthy twist on holiday meals

Rx: Take control of your child's BMI

Send your little one to school with an A+ lunch

Smart snacking, additional activity combats summer weight gain

Stepping it up the easy way

Strength training the right way

Success starts with personal motivation, family support

Summertime chefs: Easy recipes for kids to try

Think fun and functional

Vegetarian kids are a growing trend

Why guess? Clear answers on your child's nutritional needs

You are what you...drink?

Ohio Action for Healthy Kids

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Ohio Action for Healthy Kids
This organization works to improve the health and education of Ohio's children through healthy school environments. Find resources in Franklin County to learn about food resources, childcare programs, healthcare services, community services & programs or physical activities & nutrition education.

Let’s Move!
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

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