Stoplight Food Guide (PDF file) Handout that provides nutritional guidance for making healthier food choices.
The Plate Method (PDF file) Handout that provides a quick and easy visual for healthy portions and food choices.
Food Diary (PDF file) Blank food diary to record foods and drinks consumed.
10 Tips to Help Your Child and Teen Achieve a Healthy Weight Handout developed by the ECU Pediatric Healthy Weight Research & Treatment Center
Child of Mine: Feeding with love and good sense by Ellyn Satter. 2000. This book is primarily for new parents.
How to Get Your Kid to Eat-But Not Too Much by Ellyn Satter. 1987. This book is for parents with picky eaters as well as children who are at risk for overweight.
Helping Your Overweight Child. National Institutes of Health brochure. Available at no charge. (http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/over_child.htm)
ADA Guide to Healthy Eating For Kids: How your children can eat smart from 5 to 12 by Jodie Shield, MEd, RD and Mary Catherine Mullen, MS, RD. This book addresses parental concerns about whether their children are eating healthy when not under parental supervision. 2002.
Helping Your Child Lose Weight the Healthy Way: A family approach to weight control by Judith Levine, RD, MS, and Linda Bine. New York: Citadel Press; 2001. 302 pages
Adventures in Parenting. 2002. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. A booklet that explains how responding, preventing, monitoring, mentoring and modeling can help you be a successful parent for children from birth to age 14. Available by calling 1-800-370-2943 or by downloading (no charge) at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubslist.cfm.
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