In this book the subject of obesity in children is addressed by professionals with vast experience in the treatment and prevention of childhood obesity. The goal of the authors in sharing this information is to provide families with a valuable reference to aid in the prevention of childhood obesity, as well as solutions for already existing problems. The clarity of the information provided is enhanced by the use of many photos, illustrations and charts. It also includes the findings from studies and research projects on the subject that were done throughout the world by public, private and governmental entities. The authors draw on this collective body of knowledge to provide good advice and practical solutions to help people understand and combat childhood obesity. The last half of the book even includes over 80 easy and practical recipes to help families select and prepare healthy meals that can be enjoyed by the whole family.