The number of overweight children and adolescents has more than doubled in the last 20 years, according to the American Public Health Association. The solution isnt always just calorie reduction. With this useful guide, parents can steer their children towards sound weight management. Full of advice on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and decreasing reliance on fast foods and complete with 35 deliciously healthy recipes, this practical book explains how to deal with weight issues in the classroom, on the playground, and at home.
Meghan Beecher (Buffalo, NY) is a Project Coordinator in the Childhood Weight Control Clinical Research Study, University of Buffalo. Michelle Hagen (Wilton, NY) is a professional writer and coauthor of Your Babys First Year For Dummies (0-7645-8420-0). Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD (Parma, OH), has been a registered and licensed dietician since 1992. "
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