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Kids Weight Loss

Why Putting Kids on The Biggest Loser Is a Bad Idea

Becky Hand | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Becky Hand

Despite the gravity of the situation, I am not convinced that the task of informing our society about our childhood obesity crisis should be placed on the shoulders of two 13-year-olds and a 16-year-old, especially with millions watching their personal weight-loss experiences each week.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Their Weight

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.03.2011 | Parents
Dr. Susan Albers

Focus on health not weight. The message should not be about being "thin." Instead, it is about being healthy. Healthy means being strong, eating nutritious food and getting exercise.