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 Brooklyn.
Weight Loss Center
Oksana Aron, M.D.
7032 4th Avenue, Suite A5
Specialty: a licensed physician with special training in Bariatric Medicine creates custom weight loss plans.
Pediatric Weight Management
New York Methodist Hospital
Specialty: runs the "Be Fit" program at the Prospect Park YMCA, a free exercise program for overweight children ages 7-16.
Kids Weight Down
941 48th Street
Specialty: a psychologist and nutritionist run program including healthy eating classes and exercise programs.
2726 Gerritsen Avenue
Specialty: a registered dietician specializing in childhood and adolescent weight management.
Be Healthy, Be Smart
Diane Terzi, Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Educator
(718) 339-5086; DianeTerzi@aol.com
Specialty: one-on-one counseling that teaches children healthy eating habits.
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