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How can we decrease obesity in children?
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: 2 things
Nutrition and exercise together are the way to preventing obesity in children (and adults).
Kids should eat fresh, healthy, non-processed foods most of the time. Kids also must be active (really active, not just walking) for an hour a day. They need to drink water and avoid all sweet liquids (juice, pop, gatorade, chocolate milk, etc.).

In brief: 2 things
Nutrition and exercise together are the way to preventing obesity in children (and adults).
Kids should eat fresh, healthy, non-processed foods most of the time. Kids also must be active (really active, not just walking) for an hour a day. They need to drink water and avoid all sweet liquids (juice, pop, gatorade, chocolate milk, etc.).
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
reduce screen time to < 2hrs / day, model healthy eating, and educate your children to counteract the messages they get bombarded with on children's television programming.
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