What should you do if your teen is putting on weight, spending too much time in front of screens, or worrying about how they look? How can you get your family to eat well and exercise when faced with other life stresses? All parents want their kids to be healthy and feel good about themselves. The stories in Keeping Our Families Healthy can help you support your young teen to make healthy choices that will last a lifetime.
Hosted by actor Andre Braugher
It's not a family reunion without pie!
While attending a family celebration, Monique struggles to find healthy food options. Why is she being so careful instead of just enjoying the party?
Oooh, I love Cheese Crunchies
Monique is grocery shopping with her children, who are not thrilled about the family's new healthy diet. Follow Monique as she learns how to read the nutrition labels on packages and choose healthier snack options.
So, why are you skipping gym?
Shauna has been skipping gym class, and her mother Danielle finds out why.
But you buy the soda and chips!
Derick and his Grandma love to snack, but agree to start buying healthier options at the grocery store.
I don't like playing ball with them
Eddie's nephew Derick suddenly doesn't want to play basketball anymore. Can Eddie help Derick regain his confidence to play with the high school team?
Come on, we're cooking tonight!
Jamal and his two children try to cook a healthy dinner. Despite a setbacks, the family gets creative to put together a tasty and healthy meal.