Nutritional Assessments: An Important Way We Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy

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When you’re a parent, there’s no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. Are they on track developmentally? Are they up-to-date with their vaccinations? Are they getting the right nutrition? At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we’re parents too and we feel the same way, especially about nutrition. In fact, your child’s

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Best Tips for Fighting—and Reversing—Childhood Obesity

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Every week at Westchester Health Pediatrics, we see patients who are overweight and obese, and parents who are anxious and worried. And they’re not alone. In the past 30 years, the number of overweight children in the US has tripled, and it is now estimated that one in five children is overweight (18.5%). Given these numbers,

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I Think My Child Is Obese. What Can I Do?

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Did you know that in the past 30 years, the number of overweight children in the US has tripled and it is now estimated that one in five children is overweight (17%)? That overweight or obese preschoolers are 5 times more likely than normal-weight children to be overweight or obese as adults? And that childhood obesity

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