Wellness Report Blog Wellness Report - More of My Findings By Donald M. Petersen Jr. Wellness Report Blog Facebook and Twitter  

Easy Ways to Reduce Obesity Risk in Pre-Schoolers

April 6, 2010

One of the simplest ways to reduce your children’s risk of becoming overweight or even obese is to simply eat the evening meal as a family at least 5 nights a week. Recent studies have shown that this simple, and enjoyable, habit combined with making sure your young children get adequatesleep of at least 10 ½ hours a night and limiting their TV time to  2 hours or less a day will cut their obesity risk a whopping 37%.

The more of these your pre-schooler does, the more they reduce their risk. Doing just one of the above reduces their risk of obesity by 16% and dining together is an experience that every family should have, if only for the chance to talk to the kids…and for them to talk to you.

Read the Abstract

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply


Get Adobe Flash player
Facebook Twitter