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Healthy living and weight management resources

Obesity, healthy living and nutrition
Obesity, healthy living and nutrition
Obesity, healthy living and nutrition
Obesity, healthy living and nutrition

Help our children live healthy!

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in our country. In our own six-county region, we see that more than 193,000 children are "at risk" or "overweight" and 27.2 percent of 2-year-olds are already "at risk" or "overweight." Explore the links and programs below so we can help our children live healthy!

5-2-1-0
Let's Go!
 Whoa, Slow, Let's Go!  Checkup
Challenge

If you are interested in getting involved in your county, please email: childhoodobesityprevention@cookchildrens.org

The Center for Children's Health

The Center for Children's Health, led by Cook Children's, is home to the Community-wide Children's Health Assessment & Planning Survey (CCHAPS), Community Health Outreach and Community Health Research. The center's goal is to create aligned collaborations that will allow us to make our North Texas region one of the healthiest places to raise a child. Learn more.

Community stakeholder and policy maker resources

Be proactive
and get involved

Children's health issues are so complex that making a significant difference is a grand journey. It is a journey that is best taken with the right equipment and with the right company. Here are some of the groups that would love to hear from you:

Health conditions
linked to obesity

 

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