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Good nutrition and good health go hand in hand. When you make food choices for your kids, think of them as health decisions. Here are just a few ways you can teach your kids healthy eating habits.
About 40% of U.S. children are overweight or obese, and childhood obesity is now recognized as a public health priority. It’s never too early to start helping your kids maintain a healthy weight for life. Throughout childhood, simple steps can help keep your child from gaining excess weight, including:
Additionally, being at a healthy weight helps protect children from chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, orthopedic problems and liver disease.
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