Your Health and Your Weight

How to Talk to Kids about Weight

Here are some tips for discussing weight with kids, and what to do if a child brings up the topic on his or her own.

Your health and your weight are connected. If your body mass index falls into the range of overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk for diseases and certain conditions. Learn more about BMI, defining overweight and obese, and healthy weights for all ages.

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