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.Sothern, Melinda S. is the author of 'Trim Kids The Proven 12-Week Plan That Has Helped Thousands of Children Achieve a Healthier Weight', published 2003 under ISBN 9780060934170 and ISBN 0060934174.