Weight Management Family Advisory Board
Connecticut Children’s Weight Management Family Advisory Board is made up of families who participated in one of our weight management programs. They provide program insight to other patients and families, and offer feedback so that Connecticut Children’s may continually improve its programs. For more information, send an email or call 860.545.8364.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is a professional membership organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
Child Development Infoline
The United Way of Connecticut’s Child Development Infoline provides education on development, behavior management strategies and programs, makes referrals to services, and provides advocacy and follow-up as needed. For more information, call 1.800.505.7000.
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.
Nourish Interactive offers fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the United States’ largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, and represents over 100,000 credentialed practitioners — registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, registered, and other dietetics professionals holding undergraduate and advanced degrees in nutrition and dietetics. EatRight.org is its go-to resource for providing nutrition information to the public. On the site you can find articles with quick tips to improve nutrition, overall health and stay updated on changes related to nutrition and food. This site also provides a gateway to find Registered Dietitians and other nutrition professionals in your area.
Curious about how to build a healthy plate? ChooseMyplate.gov provides healthy solutions for everyday life. It provides resources to improve your plate and increase physical activity through different online tools and activities. Provides tips for children, students, adults, seniors and professionals.