Physical Exercise for Preventing Childhood Obesity
With everyone munching on fast food nowadays, there is no surprise that obesity is becoming common in every age group. Calorie control is essential if we are to counteract this. Everyone needs to start somewhere and as a parent or guardian, you can start by balancing your child’s calories and educating him/her about the impact that unhealthy food can have on his/her health. This doesn’t mean you cut out cookies and chocolates completely - remember, moderation is key and as long as reasonable amounts are being consumed and daily caloric intake is being managed, there is no need for concern. Below are some healthy tips that you can implement into your child’s daily routine:
Burning Calories: Help Kids Stay Active
Balancing calories with healthy meals is not enough. Your kids need regular exercise to stay active and burn calories. Some of the benefits of exercise, whether it's outdoor games or sports, are as follows:
It is suggested that children should involve themselves in at least 60 minutes of exercise daily. Nowadays, it is quite difficult to get kids off the couch and away from their screens. However, children are known to imitate adults, so if you - as a parent, as a guardian, or even as an older sibling - can take up some sort of physical activity, you may become a source of inspiration and motivation for the child. You can consider some of the following exercises:Brisk walk
Physical Activity and Childhood Obesity
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