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Why would a child who has small healthy portions be overweight?

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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Physical activity: Lack of physical activity is a common reason children are overweight. Limit tv and video games, and encourage active play such as riding a bike or other outdoor sports. Participating in these activities as a family will set a good example for your child.

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