Every 72 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer's
Are obese children becoming the norm? Children from ages 2-19 are most apt to be overweight increasing their chances of type 2 diabetes. The International Journal of Pediatric Obesity estimated that nearly these children will be overweight by 2010. The actual definition of obese means having too much body fat. A child is considered obese if their weight is more than 25% higher than the ideal weight for a boy and 30% higher for a girl. Today 18%of our children our obese. Setting correct exercise and eating patterns are necessary for a healthy heart,brain, and body.
Studies by the CDC show that 80% of overweightchildren between the agesof 10 and 15 went on tobecome obese by the age of25.The Lack of Understanding,Denied Excess to Gyms and Personal Training our children are children are not receiving play a crucial role in this percentage
10 Tips to Fight Childhood Obesity
1) Get up and Move! Exercise with your children! Make it Fun! 2) Eat Together! 3) Plan healthy meals and teach your kids how to prepare the meals themselves. 4) Set the Example and BE the Example 5) Limit sweetened beverages!6) Make grocery shopping Fun! 7) Let your children know that more color means more fun!8) Limit eating out! 9) Do not eat in front of the TV! 10) Pack your kids lunch and make sure they eat a healthy breakfast!
KID'S IN THE KITCHEN! A GREAT WAY TO EMPOWER CHILDREN TO MAKE HEALTHY DECISIONS WHILE CHOOSING WHAT THEY WANT TO EAT. BY EDUCATING OUR KIDS ON NUTRITIONAL LABELS AND HEALTH ISSUES, OUR KIDS WILL UNDERSTAND WHY A HEALTHY APPETITE IS CRUCIAL TO THEIR PERFORMANCE.
What You Will Learn..The Calorie Counting Game...When counting Becomes Obsessing...All about Nutrition Bars, Shakes, Meal Plans
Great Book IN DEFENSE OF FOOD AN EATERS MANIFESTO MICHAEL POLLEN THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA"EAT FOOD, NOT TOO MUCH, MOSTLY PLANTS"
WAKE UP HUNGRY, SNEAK IN SOME ABS, MOVE THOSE BUNS, GET THE RIGHT BALANCE, DANCE TO THE MUSIC, LIMIT THE SWEETS