Exercise And Healthy Eating

Amherst Pediatrics strives to help our patients and their families live healthy and active lifestyles. On this page we will provide you with resources, tips, and helpful advice to make regular exercise and healthy eating a way of life. As we work to build this website, please take a moment to click on the icon below to get started on your journey to good health!


dr. yum is a non-profit on a mission to help families and communities overcome the barriers to eating well
Ideas to Help Children and Maintain a Healthy Weight

The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.

El Plan MyPlate también está disponible en español .

Vegetarian Diets

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  Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate

How much physical activity do children need?

Contact Us

Our Address
31 Hall Dr.
Amherst, MA 01002
Tel: (413) 253-3773
Fax: (413) 256-0215
Email: [email protected]

Please note temporary office hours
during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patient Care Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM: In-office and MyChart Telehealth visits
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM: MyChart Telehealth visits only

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: MyChart Telehealth visits only

The COVID-19 situation is ever unfolding. We are dedicated to the safety of our patients and staff. Please refer to our website for updates on this changing situation.

* Please note: It is our policy that we do not approve referral requests for visits to outside urgent care centers during times that our office is open.

We are open for urgent visits only on most Holidays. However, our office is closed on the following holidays:

- New Year's Day
- Easter Sunday
- Memorial Day
- July 4th
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day

For urgent concerns, you can always reach an on-call provider, even when our office is closed.