Childrens Nutrition 1 of 2
What and how you eat as a child will have a lasting effect on the rest of your life. In this interview, an expert in children's nutrition talks about a variety of issues involving children's nutrition, including obesity rates and children who may fall behind the growth curve with a condition known as failure-to-thrive.
Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:
- When is a child overweight?
- Health risks for overweight children
- Dietary concerns
- Barriers to physical activity
- Parents setting a good example
Dr. Maureen Black, psychologist and director of the pediatric nutrition clinic at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. Dr. Black is also a professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
This page was last updated: March 10, 2014