Is your child getting enough exercise?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in

Obesity rates have more than doubled among children over the last 30 years. Nearly one-third of all children in the United States are overweight or obese. This is a serious health issue because it increases the risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and asthma. Like adults, children need exercise. Children need at least an hour of physical activity every day. Exercise helps children: • Keep a healthy weight • Sleep better at night (an added benefit for parents) • Feel less...

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