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COACH Program

COACH Program

Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health

The COACH program at Children's Health℠ is the only comprehensive program for childhood obesity in North Texas.

The  Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health (COACH) Program is a multidisciplinary group of health care professionals who share an interest in helping children and families live a healthy lifestyle. Both physicians and support staff have made the decision to specifically work with overweight children. Beyond their experience, they bring enthusiasm and passion to their work.

The COACH program provides for comprehensive treatment of childhood obesity using a multidisciplinary approach. It focuses not only on the child, but also the entire family. Living healthily together is a big part of your child’s success.

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EGGstraordinary Frittatas

Using three different food groups, this recipe is EGGstra healthy and sure to satisfy your kids' hunger.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites (or ½ cup egg whites)
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • Pinch of pepper, to taste
  • Canola oil spray

Click here for the full recipe and instructions

Our Program

  • Who: Children ages 1-17 with obesity or severe obesity and with specific weight-related medical conditions. Your child's primary care provider (PCP) can help determine eligibility.
  • What: A physician, nurse practitioner, nurse, dietitian, psychologist and social worker will help create an individualized diet and exercise plan.
  • Where: Children's Health Specialty Center Dallas Campus
  • How often: One initial visit and return visits scheduled in 3-6 months

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Exercise no longer feels like a chore. The teachers made it fun and something we could enjoy together.
Sandra, Abby's mom

Meet the Care Team