Healthy Beginnings is a nutrition-based program for overweight or obese children, ages 8 to 12 years, and their parents that teaches healthy lifestyle changes through good nutrition and physical activity. Led by Texas Children’s diet technicians, children learn about healthy eating and the importance of exercise in a friendly, grade-level-appropriate atmosphere.

Program details

The program is one hour per week for 6 weeks, and 100% attendance is expected. No referral is required, only an entrance fee of $50.

Times and location

Thursdays from 4:45 pm to 6 pm
Texas Children's Hospital West Campus
1st floor conference room
Map and Directions


Interested families may contact us at 832-227-1440 to register or more information about Healthy Beginnings. Payment of $50 is required before the start of class.