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What to Do If You’re Concerned about Your Child’s Weight

Some parents are worried about child’s weight. Children are impressionable and it is good to maintain a healthy diet at a young age. If you start instilling good eating habits for your children at a young age then their weight will be no concern and they will be healthy eaters growing up. You can start by throwing out all the old notions of food and what is good and bad for them. All foods can be okay for children in moderation. All foods should be talked about equally as well, a cupcake should be exclaimed in the same amount a vegetable should be. As a parent, you can curve cravings and overeating by providing a balanced diet for your children, which can include sweets and healthy snacks. Make sure to have different foods in the house for them and for yourself, children learn and adopt their parents habits, so start making their habits your habits.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anyone can eat healthy if taken the necessary steps to learn about healthy foods.
  • You do not have to cut out foods that they love!
  • Eating in moderation is key. Caloric intake is important while exercise is important as well.

“ALL foods can be part of a healthy diet. Thinking otherwise is a black and white way of thinking.”

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