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Keep Your Kids in a Healthy weight Range

Keep Your Kids in a Healthy weight Range

You may have noticed that childhood obesity is on the rise! The goal for overweight and obese children is to reduce the rate of weight gain while allowing normal growth and development. Below are some tips that help kids to keep their weight in check:

1. Encourage healthy eating right from their young age - Provide plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain products, include low-fat milk and dairy products, choose lean meats, poultry, fish, lentils, and beans for protein needs, encourage your kids to drink enough water, limit their intake of sugar-sweetened beverages, sugars and saturated fats.