Mary Ellen Renna, M.D., FAAP, PNS

Mary Ellen Renna, M.D., FAAP, PNS, is a pediatrician and physician nutrition specialist with more than 20 years of experience. Renna is also one of the nation’s leading experts in pediatric fitness/nutrition. She is the author/creator of Growing Up Healthy the Next Generation Way: Add Years to Your Child’s Life and Life to Your Child’s Years (SelectBooks), a revolutionary new family-based exercise and nutrition program designed for families to follow together. For more information about Dr. Renna and her program, visit

Articles by Mary Ellen Renna, M.D., FAAP, PNS

  • Family Fitness A home exercise routine can add years to your child’s life.
  • Food for Thought How your children’s nutrition and exercise habits will impact them 25 years from now.
  • Obese and Unhealthy Tackling the obesity epidemic in childhood.