How to Raise Healthy Kids
posted by The Live Better Team | November 7, 2017
As a parent, it’s important to provide the opportunity for your children to make healthy lifestyle choices. Children’s health can be affected by a variety of areas, from the foods they eat to their daily routine. Here are several areas that are important to healthy kids, plus some tips to lead them down the right track.
One of the primary factors in children’s health is the food they put in their bodies on a daily basis. Here are some tips for improving the quality of their meals:
Exercise is also vital for children’s health. Here are some tips for getting them to enjoy their exercise:
Your Own Health
Some of being a good parent to healthy children involves being healthy yourself. Consider all the elements that affect your mood and wellbeing, from diet and exercise to family time and various responsibilities. Focus on a regular routine for yourself that promotes healthy habits—as your kids see you do this, hopefully they’ll emulate it.
Establish A Routine
The whole family needs a good routine to stay healthy. Kids are more likely to eat properly and sleep well when they stick to a routine. Here are some basic areas for everyone in the family to remember:
Your family doctor can offer more tips on raising healthy children.
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“Raising fit Kids: Healthy Nutrition, Exercise and Weight.” WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/default.htm
“How to Raise Fit Kids in a Fattening World.” Prevention.com. https://www.prevention.com/health/healthy-living/fit-kids-fat-world
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. You should always consult your doctor before making decisions about your health.