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Childhood Obesity Resources

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Healthy Weight Program of CHOP

The Healthy Weight Clinic is a clinic for children ages 2 – 18 who are overweight or obese. Our goal is to provide a complete assessment of obesity-related illnesses; help organize care with medical specialists; and provide weight management using a family-based approach. Call 267-426-2782 for info.

www.chop.edu/service/healthy-weight-program/home.html

Healthy Weight Tool Kits

Tool Kits to keep families healthy. From the Healthy Weight program at CHOP. See link below.
http://www.chop.edu/health-resources/healthy-weight-toolkit

Choose my plate healthy lifestyle site

Go to http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ for several resources for healthy living

NaturePHL

Find parks and outdoor events near you. Click here naturephl.org

Philly Powered

Philly Powered is a part of Get Healthy Philly is designed to promote everyday physical activity particularly among adult men and women who are seeking to live healthier lives. phillypowered.org

We Can!

A national resource for parents and kids to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight. Go to link below.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/

American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Weight Site

Great site from the AAP for families, providers, and the community.
http://www2.aap.org/obesity/index.html

Health Partners/YMCA Partnership/Weight Watchers

Free YMCA membership and other fitness centers for HP members under 18 years old. See attached.
Click here for info
WeightWatcher

 

Keystone First Gym Memberships

Keystone First members 12 years and older may join one of many participating community gyms. You pay $25.00 for your first 18 visits within 90 days. Then, Keystone First pays the rest of your annual membership.
http://www.keystonefirstpa.com/member/eng/programs/fitness/index.aspx for info.

 

Infographic on the cost of obesity in America

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