Resources for Families

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.

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Managing Obesity

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition has developed several tools intended to provide families with practical guidance on managing obesity in children and teens.

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Nutrition Articles

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

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Medical Glossary

Learn more about the terms you will hear at the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition.

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Motivation Minute Videos

From eating a healthy breakfast to packing a healthy lunch and more, the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition shares information on healthy eating, tips and advice in our Motivation Minute video series.

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Time for 10!

Time For 10! is a series of five, ten-minute exercise videos designed for daily use in K-5 classrooms. The program seeks to make guided exercise easy and accessible to Ohio schools, thereby improving students’ health and classroom productivity.

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Grocery Store Video Guides to Healthy Eating

Watch these videos to learn more about good nutrition, healthy eating and grocery store tips for your family.