The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system carries a wide variety of books about how to help kids eat healthier. Visit for more information. Among the titles:

Lunch ideas no kid can resist

“201 Healthy Smoothies & Juices for Kids,” Amy Roskelley

“Appetite for Life,” Stacey Antine

“Best Lunch Box Ever,” Katie Sullivan Morford

“Lunch Boxes and Snacks,” Annabel Karmel

“Vegan Lunch Box Around the World,” Jennifer McCann

“Weelicious Lunches: Think outside the lunch box,” Catherine McCord

Tips for parents

“The Eat-clean Diet for Family and Kids,” Tosca Reno

“Eat This, Not That, for Kids: Thousands of simple food swaps that can save your child from obesity,” David Zinczenko

“The Family Guide to Fighting Fat,” Texas Children’s Hospital

“The Healthiest Kid in the Neighborhood,” Dr. William Sears

“Healthy Choices, Healthy Children,” Lori S. Brizee

“Overweight Kids in a Toothpick World,” Brenda Wollenberg