April 11th, 2012

To Curb Childhood Obesity, Trim 64 Excess Calories a Day: Study

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One way to halt soaring childhood obesity rates in countries like the US? Cut 64 excess calories a day, on average, from children’s diets, claim US scientists in a new study published on Tuesday…The Mayo Clinic in the US recommends you start small when it comes to helping your child lose weight. Make small, gradual changes, such as turning off the television during dinner, switching from soda or sugary beverages to skim milk or water, and taking a family walk after dinner once a week.

 

 

NY Daily News   4/11/12

Tags: childhood obesity, children's diets, Research, Wellness

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