Just letting kids sit around the house should not be an option, said Allie Matarasso, clinical dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center.
Long Island’s largest school district has removed fatty snacks and drinks from vending machines.
A new study out of UCLA included more than 2,300 girls from across the country who had their height and weight checked when they were 10 and again when they were 19.
New York and New Jersey are among more than a dozen states that showed a decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.
Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and public health crisis.
As a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Kris Humphries has no trouble staying in shape. But he knows that childhood obesity is a problem in the United States. That’s why he’s hosting the Kris Humphries Challenge For Kids.
A healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.
The announcement by the mayor comes following a study that was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fewer groceries in urban and rural areas statewide have worsened the so-called food deserts in New York, where the poor have little access to affordable fresh produce and nutritious foods, a study finds.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County plans to use a $1.2 million state grant to battle obesity-related issues.