Pediatric Weight Management

Traffic Light Diet or Similar Approaches (2006)

The Traffic Light Diet (sometimes called the Stop Light Diet) was developed by Leonard H. Epstein and colleagues for use in their family-based childhood overweight research. This group of scholars has been responsible for a large portion of the best research on childhood overweight for over the past two decades. Perhaps because of the ground-breaking nature of their research, the Traffic Light Diet has become broadly recognized and in some cases copied.