Obesity Prevention

About Obesity Prevention

Fueled by our commitment to the health and well-being of our children, WVAAP emphasizes the importance of fostering healthy habits from an early age. We aim to educate parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals about the importance of nutrition and physical activity in children’s lives.

Obesity Prevention Resources

AAP Institute of Healthy Weight

AAP Clinical Practice Guideline

Healthy Children Obesity Prevention


Remember the food pyramid? Meet MyPlate, the official symbol of the five food groups. 

MyPlate is a visual reminder to make healthy choices from each of the five groups. MyPlate.gov offers tips and resources that support healthy dietary patterns.

Keys4Healthy Kids

KEYS 4 Healthy kids is on a mission to make the healthy choice the easy choice for children, families, and communitites across West Virginia.