Did you know that one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese?
Childhood obesity is now the #1 health concern among parents in the United States. It is more of a concern than drug abuse and smoking…crazy!
Obesity can lead to a ton of health problems in children: high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, low self esteem, negative body image, and depression.
Also, the eating habits your children pick up when they are young will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle when they are adults.
2. Keep things positive – nobody likes to hear what they can’t do…tell them what they CAN do. Keep it fun and positive. People like to be praised and recognized for their successes. It is important for children and teens to develop a good self-image