English: Download Parent Handbook Offers practical tips to help parents help their families find the right balance of eating well and being physically active to maintain a healthy weight.
Spanish: Manual para padres
TIPS for PARENTS
ACTIVITY FLASH CARD: Use these We Can! flashcards with parents, caregivers and children to help them think in terms of GO, SLOW, and WHOA when making food choices
CALORIES NEEDED PER DAY This tip sheet explains the calories needed each day for boys and men, and for girls and women by age and three levels of physical activity.
ENERGY BALANCE: Use this worksheet to better understand how balancing energy in and energy out can help your family maintain a healthy weight.
UNDERSTANDING WEIGHT AND BMI: Body Mass Index or BMI and waist size are two numbers that can help you decide if your weight is healthy, or if you need to make some changes. This tip sheet explains how to find both and what they mean
WORDS TO KNOW: Learn the meaning of words related to maintaining a healthy weight, such as calorie balance, overweight, and portion size.
SAVING MONEY WHILE SHOPPING: Find tips for saving money and eating better