Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts for Parents
Doctors use body mass index (BMI) measurements to assess a child's physical growth in relation to other kids the same age. Here's how to calculate BMI and understand what the numbers mean.
Body Mass Index (BMI) for Teens
One of the biggest questions guys and girls have as they grow and develop is whether they're the right weight. One place to start is by learning about body mass index, or BMI.
Cellulite for Teens
Cellulite is the lumpy look ("cottage cheese") commonly found on the thighs, stomach, and butt. It's due to collections of fat that push against the connective tissue beneath the skin.
How Can I Feel Better About My Body? for Kids
It's normal to wish you could change something about your body. Find out more about these feelings in this article for kids.
Teriyaki Turkey Burger for Parents
This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.
Metabolism for Teens
Your body gets the energy it needs from food through a process called metabolism. Get all the facts on metabolism in this article.
Eating Disorders for Teens
Eating disorders are so common in America that 1 or 2 out of every 100 students will struggle with one. Find out more.
Asian Steak for Parents
Note: This recipe is especially for kids who need a gluten-free diet. Kids who need a gluten-free diet must avoid foods that contain gluten, which is a type of protein found in many foods.
Cushing Syndrome for Parents
Cushing syndrome can happen when there are too many glucocorticoid hormones in the body.
What Being Overweight Means for Kids
Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.