Overweight & obesity in children

More and more children are overweight. Excessive sitting, inactivity and a wrong diet play a crucial role in this. Overweight means that your child is overweight and has too much body fat. A BODPOD measurement immediately and accurately shows how much body fat it is, and what health risks your child runs as a result.

Being overweight has many disadvantages for a child, such as shame, insecurity, being bullied and difficulty moving. Being overweight at a young age increases the chance that someone will also suffer from obesity later on. An overweight child is also more likely to develop high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and joint problems later in life.

Healthy Kids Lifestyle Program

The Healthy Kids lifestyle program of the Lifestyle Docs is a multidisciplinary treatment aimed at achieving a healthy weight in children (2-17 years). This applies to both overweight and obese children.

Why choose Healthy Kids?

In our clinic we understand that every child is different and has different needs. That is why we take an individualized, family-oriented approach. Family support is essential to treatment outcomes. Our team of experts will guide you and your child to the possibilities of making healthy choices. Decide with you as a parent about healthy goals, including changes in diet, exercise, sleep and behavior.

Treatment program and BOD POD

In our treatment program we explain to parents and children how obesity develops, and that it is not so much eating too much, but especially eating the wrong diet that is the cause.

Our The Lifestyle Docs weight management Healthy Kids program is aimed at stabilizing blood sugar balance and insulin levels. As a parent(s), you will receive clear information about which foods your child can eat best – and which ones not.

You will also immediately receive fun and simple recipes and useful tips & tricks to get started with healthy food for the whole family right away.

Your child's weight loss process is closely monitored evidence-based with BODPOD measurements.

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For questions or to make an appointment, you can contact us directly by telephone, e-mail or whatsapp.

  • 085 - 400 99 90
  • Monday - Friday 8:30 - 17:00
  • Whatsapp +31 (0)85 - 400 99 90

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