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Obesity and Weight Management

Options for Schools in Reducing Obesity

07/28/2003

Question:

Are you aware of any educational programs/efforts that have been successfully used by schools to reduce childhood obesity?

Answer:

I wish I could say YES! I am most familiar with programs in Ohio.  Here are some places you can go for further information regarding programs in the schools:

Hope this gives you some good ideas - let me know if you get anything started!

For more information:

Go to the Obesity and Weight Management health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Jennifer Conway Shrodes, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian
Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Ohio State University