Get Active! The Importance of Physical Activity for Kids


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get-active-the-importance-of-physical-activity-for-kidsPhysical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle for your child.
In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, and helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development, and decreases the risk of obesity.
Children need 60 minutes of play with moderate to vigorous activity every day to grow up to a healthy weight. Encouraging your child to get active might be easier than you think. They key in doing that is making it all about FUN!
Hear Angela Lemond, a dietitian mom that specializes in child nutrition, discuss creative ways to maximize the “energy out” that will keep your kids happy and healthy.

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