Easy ways to fight childhood Obesity
Avoid Junk foods:
- Junk foods are appealing for a variety of reasons, including convenience, price and taste.
- These mouth-watering foods are responsible for the obesity problems in children as well as in the adults too.
- However, regularly consuming junk food can be addictive for children and lead to problems like obesity, chronic illness, low self-esteem and even depression.
- It can also affect the performance of children in school and extracurricular activities.
- Walking is the simplest way to start and continue a fitness journey.
- It costs nothing to get started.
- This is easy and safe.
- Stand up while talking on the telephone.
- Walking for as few as 30 minutes a day provides heart health benefits.
- This is one of the most effective forms of exercise to achieve heart health.
Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dinner like a Beggar:
- As breakfast is the first meal of the day and we wake up after a break of about six to eight hours so we should take a good diet to maintain your body glucose level.
- In the lunch time, eat adequate amount of meal to fuel you for the afternoon.
- At dinner, do not eat heavy because the body cannot use all the energy in the food and thus stores it as fat instead.
Eat fruits and green vegetables:
- Challenge yourself to eat more fruits and green vegetables.
- Eating dark green vegetables helps with weight management.
- The low-calorie and high-fiber contents of these foods let you consume a good amount.
- Dark green vegetables like kale, broccoli and spinach are all rich in calcium.
- Calcium is a vital nutrient for bone development and maintenance.
Sit down for healthy family meals:
- Time is one of the biggest obstacles to families gathering for dinner.
- Sitting down for a nightly dinner is good for the spirit, the brain, and the body.
- A research has shown that children and adults who share family meals more than three times in a week are more likely to have healthier eating patterns than those who share less than three family meals.