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 the New York City area.
The Diet Center
120 East 56th Street
Specialty: programs based on the American Heart Association's, American Cancer Society's & the American Diabetes Associations' recommendations; for children over 12-years-old.
Jen Hoy, Nutritionist
243 Elizabeth Street
Specialty: works with families and children using a holistic approach.
Maye Musk, MS, MS, RD, CDN
21 East 22nd Street, Suite 10H
Specialty: after addressing food intake, activity, eating habits, a healthy meal plan is designed and follow-up visits are recommended.
Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD
115 East 57th Street, Suite 1007
Specialty: weight control for children and teens, nutrition counseling and healthy cooking techniques and recipes.
40 Park Avenue
Specialty: nutrition education for parents and children including suggestions on portion sizes, meal plans and exercise.
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