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by Danielle Sullivan

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If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, on Long Island.


Nassau County

One Potato Two Tomato

9 Albertson Avenue, Albertson

(516) 484-2234 / (516) 286-5255

Specialty: healthy lifestyle education center for children ages 5-19, including healthy cooking, fitness training classes, and self-esteem building. 

Rita K. Batheja, MS, RD, CDN

825 Van Buren Street, Baldwin Harbor

(516) 868-0605

Specialty: based on a doctor's referral and medical examination, a weight goal is set based on the individual child's medical needs.


Child Development Associates

Barbie Broschart MS, RD

(516) 739-1936; [email protected]

173 Mineola Boulevard, Suite 301B, Mineola

Specialty: specializes in overweight, obese, underweight and picky eaters, and private pediatric weight management and treatment groups.



Suffolk County

Fit Kids for Life

Dr. Peter Morelli

(631) 444-KIDS (5437)

University of Stony Brook Hospital

Specialty: a 10-week exercise and nutrition program for children ages 8-18.

Life Center Counseling and Health Services

(631) 673-5433

214 Wall Street, Huntington

Specialty: nutritional counseling for children ages 5 and up, including a tailored individualized health care plan.



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