Trim Kids: The Proven 12-Week Plan That Has Helped Thousands of Children Achieve a Healthier Weight

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Based on the 15-year success of a proven, world-renowned program forpreventing and treating childhood obesity, Trim Kids™ helps children achieve a healthy weight -- and have fun doing it.

Trim Kids™ is a unique 12-week plan that gives parents and children a positive, safe initial approach to lifetime weight management. Each week, parents and kids together practice scientifically proven ways to increase daily activity and set (and celebrate!) achievable eating and exercise goals. Children learn exercises especially designed for their weight levels, and the family will enjoy dozens of menu plans with tasty, nutritious, kid-tested recipes. The program's comprehensive shopping lists and dining-out tips were designed with busy families in mind, and parents learn positive ways to coach children to make healthier lifestyle choices away from home.

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Melinda S. Southern, Ph.D., M.Ed., C.E.P., is a licensed clinical exercise physiologist and a research faculty member and director of the Pediatric Obesity Clinical Research Section at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She directs the Prevention of Childhood Obesity Laboratory at the LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. She has published extensively in the field of pediatric obesity and is a member of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control's Expert Panel on Childhood Obesity.



T. Kristian von Almen, Ph.D., is a research psychologist and assistant clinical professor in pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center. His behavioral techniques and psychosocial considerations for overweight children have been nationally and internationally presented and published.

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...Parents with an obese child...would do well if they first consult Trim Kids. (Claude Bouchard, Ph.D., Executive Director, George A. Bray Chair in Nutrition, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University)

“Trim Kids is an authoritative approach to understanding and treating childhood overweight.” (David S. Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Obesity Program; Associate Director, General Clinical Research Center, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA)

“This book is filled with delicious but low-calorie recipes, fun activities... [and] behavior techniques...I recommend it highly!” (Dennis M. Styne, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, University of California Davis)

“The strategies in Trim Kids are practical, effective, and fun for kids. I strongly recommend this comprehensive guide to parents.” (Nancy Butte, Ph.D., Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine)

“Trim Kids is a much-needed and unique comprehensive program for achieving healthy weight in children...and it works.” (Michael I. Goran, Ph.D., Associate Director, Institute for Prevention Research, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Southern California)

“This book does an excellent job emphasizing that kids are not just mini-adults. Their opinions are important...” (American Association for Active Lifestyles & Fitness (AAALF), David Chong, Reviewer, Physical Activity Coordinator, Hawaii Department of Health)

“The results of this program are absolutely remarkable and definitely long-term. I highly recommend it.” (Rhonda Miller, Harvey, LA)

“This book is not only practical, but lifesaving--and life-changing for kids who are overweight...This program is phenomenal!” (Annette M. Holtz, Holland, MI)

“When I hear a mother say, ‘I am worried about my whole family’s health,’ I consider offering this book as one of the tools she can use to address her concerns and move forward. I highly recommend this book.” (--Daniel Bessensen, M.D., University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, in Obesity Management, June 2006)

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