Childhood Obesity Can Be Avoided if You Talk to your Kids

Childhood obesity is on the rise, and unfortunately, you can only watch your kids when they are at home.

It is impossible to keep an eye on children and teens when they are school, at sporting events, or at a friend’s house, and if sugary snacks and snacks that are loaded with empty calories are often served, your kids could be at risk for childhood obesity.

One of the best ways to let your kids know how bad foods can affect them is to tell them. Explain the dangers of sugary foods that are loaded with fat. You’ll be surprised at how quickly they will absorb the information and reach for a carrot stick instead of a cookie.

Still not sure how to keep your kids safe from bad foods? Call or click and schedule an appointment with Powell Pediatrics who can help you and your family come up with a healthy eating plan that will keep your kids fit.

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