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What are some things a child should do and eat to lose weight?

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In brief: Increase activity

The best approach is to teach good habits that will last a lifetime.
Increase physical activity, kids should get about an hour of exercise per day. Turn the tv off and unplug the video games. Avoid fast foods, increase fruits and veggies and eliminate sugary drinks and be mindful of milk intake. Make it fun, do it as a family, and.. Avoid using the "d" word (diet) . Talk to your doc for guidelines.

In brief: Increase activity

The best approach is to teach good habits that will last a lifetime.
Increase physical activity, kids should get about an hour of exercise per day. Turn the tv off and unplug the video games. Avoid fast foods, increase fruits and veggies and eliminate sugary drinks and be mindful of milk intake. Make it fun, do it as a family, and.. Avoid using the "d" word (diet) . Talk to your doc for guidelines.
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