Healthy Weight Program News and Updates

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How to Help a Child Who Is Overweight

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Family cooking together

What works and what doesn’t when it comes to helping an overweight child make changes to reach a healthy weight? Get tips to make healthy changes stick.

Better Health. Better Community.

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Karabots Center

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.

When Food Is Medicine

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When Food is Medicine

Opened in fall 2018, the Food Pharmacy is expected to assist about 250 families each year in its current West Philadelphia location.

A Gift to Nourish Lives

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Home Plate teaches parents the skills to cook healthy meals at home. The initiative is designed to combat childhood obesity in low-income families.

Fun Ways to Keep Kids Active through the Winter

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Young child making a snow angel

Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean your kids have to stay inside. Find great ideas to help kids (and adults) stay active through the winter, and all year long!

Happy National Pizza Day!

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Pizza with vegetables and toppings

With a little creativity and out-of-the-pizza-box thinking, this delicious crowd-pleaser can easily fit into any balanced meal. Find out how!

Pediatric Reflections on Food Insecurity

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Screening for food insecurity during well-child visits and connecting families to a network of resources can have a huge impact on struggling families.

Celebrating Healthy Changes Day

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Healthy Weight Program

CHOP's Healthy Weight Program (HWP) celebrated Healthy Changes Day and Childhood Obesity Awareness Month by hosting a full day of family-based events to promote healthy lifestyles.