Preventing Obesity in Children Starting at Home

Sharon Fruh, PhD, RN, FNP, discusses obesity prevention strategies clinicians can use with parents in guiding them to promote healthy habits at home, including family meals, better sleep schedules, decreased screen time, and improved communication between family members.

Sharon Fruh, PhD, RN, FNP, is a professor and associate dean for Research, Faculty Development, and Evaluation Administration at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing.