Where can I learn more about weight loss for kids?

Get Fit Tennessee also allows you to create a free personal account to track goals, progress, intake, and exercise. It includes useful calculators and a food journal. Earn points by completing activities. The USDA's MyPlate.gov has a variety of interactive tools and lots of useful information.

KidsHealth has lots of frequently asked questions about nutrition and fitness.

Our Knoxville pediatric GI colleagues run BeeFit4Kids.com, a children's weight loss program.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has a toolkit of ideas families can use at home, with resources for nutrition and fitness.

Healthier Generation features a Parenting to Prevent Obesity section, as well as other helpful tips and ideas.

Kidnetic, designed for kids, has games and activities that teach about nutrition and fitness.