Pediatric Weight Management

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

December 7, 2017

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Quick-Reference Guide, Quick-Reference Guide

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

The purpose of this article is to convey evidence-based recommendations for PWM nutrition interventions that reduce adiposity, prevent additional weight gain, and maintain improvements in adiposity.

Inclusion Criteria

Adolescent, Child, Infant

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Outpatient

Intended Users

Dietician nutritionist


Prevention, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D009765 - Obesity, D000068959 - Body Weight Maintenance


pediatric, Weight Management

Source Citation

Henry, B. W., Ziegler, J., Parrott, J. S., & Handu, D. (2018). Pediatric Weight Management Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines: Components and Contexts of Interventions. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 118(7), 1301–1311.e23. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2017.08.007

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Systematic Review Document