Youngsters Lose Pounds, Gain Fitness

Study proves efficacy of innovative, child-friendly strategies for losing weight and gaining nutritional knowledge and physical fitness skills.

Taking a tricep skinfold measurement.
To help determine the amount of body fat, John Foreyt, professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine takes a tricep skinfold measurement of a Houston middle school student participating in a health and nutrition study.
courtesy Agricultural Research Service/Peggy Greb