Let’s Go Central Coast

Helping kids and families eat healthy,
be active, and make better choices every day.



Santa Cruz County Medical Society - cruzmed.org

Go For Health Collaborative - unitedwaysc.org/go-health

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Youth Nutrition Program - pamf.org/ynp

Second Harvest Food Bank - thefoodbank.org

Stanford Children's Health - stanfordchildrens.org



  • A Parent's Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health, Sandra G. Hassink, M.D., FAAP/American Academy of Pediatrics
  • The Healthy Lunchbox, Marie McClendon, ME.d, and Cristy Shauck
  • Child of Mine: Feeding With Love and Good Sense, Ellyn Satter
  • Fit Kids, Mary L. Gavin, Steven A. Dowshen, and Neil Izenberg
  • Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed With Insight, Humor and a Bottle of Ketchup, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Good Enough to Eat – A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition, Lizzy Rockwell
  • How to Get Your Kid to Eat‚ But Not Too Much, Ellyn Satter
  • KidShape: A Practical Prescription For Helping Your Child Lose Weight, Increase Self-Esteem, Establish Healthy Eating Habits, Have a More Active Lifestyle , Naomi Neufeld, M.D., FACE
  • Your Child's Weight - Helping Without Harming, Ellyn Satter
  • Salad People, Mollie Katzen
  • Picture Perfect Weight Loss, Howard Shapiro, M.D.
  • Eat, Play and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School to Healthy Eating For Kids, W. Allan Walker, M.D.
  • How to Teach Nutrition to Kids: An Integrated, Creative Approach to Nutrition Education for Children Ages 6 - 10, Connie Liakos Evers, M.S., R.D.
  • Let's Talk About Being Overweight, Melanie Gordon
  • Extreme Elvin, Chris Lynch
  • Overweight: A Handbook for Teens, Tania Heller
  • Get a Healthy Weight for Your Child: A Parent's Guide to Better Eating and Exercise, Brian McCrindle and James Wengle
  • Healthy Snack and Fast-Food Choices (Nutrition and Fitness for Teens), Mary Turck
  • Helping Your Child Lose Weight the Healthy Way: A Family Approach to Weight Control, Judith Levine
  • Helping Your Overweight Child: A Family Guide, Caroline Cederquist
  • If Your Child is Overweight: A Guide for Parents, Susan Kosharek
  • Overcoming Childhood Obesity, Colleen Thompson and Ellen Shanley
  • Rescuing the Emotional Lives of Overweight Children: What Our Kids Go Through – And How We Can Help, Sylvia Rimm
  • The Everything Parent's Guide to the Overweight Child: Help Your Child Lose Weight, Develop Healthy Eating Habits, and Build Self-confidence, Paula Ford-Martin