Did you know that childhood obesity is the No. 1 health concern among parents in the
Help your child develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits. As you gain practical tips on helping your kids eat nutritious meals and enjoy a physically active lifestyle, be sure to apply these same behaviors to your own life. The best way to lead your child to a healthy lifestyle is to set a positive example yourself. Find out how using the resources below.
|Help Children Develop Healthy Habits |
You can help your child develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits. As a parent, you can encourage your kids to evaluate their food choice and physical activity habits.
|Make Fast Food Friendlier |
Eating nutritious on the go can be a challenge. If you have to eat on the go, here are some tips to make fast food healthier for you and your family.
|Healthy Foods Under $1|
Try some of these healthy foods under $1 to keep your family on track while sticking to your budget.
|Healthy Post Play Snacks|
Next time your child finishes their football game, ballet class or playing outside with friends, try giving them one of these healthy post-play snacks instead.
|Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater|
When you get home from a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is wage war over broccoli at the dinner table. Here are some tips for getting a picky eater to eat nutritious foods.
|Take Control of Portion Sizes|
Bigger isn’t always better. Portion size has a lot to do with why kids are getting chubbier. You may be surprised to learn what a serving size really is
|Limit Tube Time and Get Your Kids Moving|
You know your child needs to watch less TV but you're dreading the argument that may follow. Here are some ideas about how to limit the time your child spends on the couch.
|Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active|
Team sports are a great way for kids to get their daily activity requirement, but competitive sports aren’t for everyone. Here are some ways to get your "non-athlete" to get up and get moving.
|Staying Active with Your Pet|
Not only is physical activity important for you and your family, but it is important for your pet too. Try these ideas for participating in physical activity together.
|Physical Activity Around the House|
Our days are hectic and busy, filled with all sorts of events and chores making it difficult to find time to be physically active on some days. Learn how to be physically active in your home with a little creativity.
|Addressing your Child's Weight at the Doctor|
The discussion of weight is never comfortable, especially when it pertains to your child. Here are some tips on how to make the conversation less daunting.
|Is Obesity an Issue in your House? |
Follow these steps and help your kids avoid our nation’s unhealthy trend.
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