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My child is overweight! what can I do to help him live a long, healthy life?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: A MIX of THINGS

Increasing and maintaining a good excercise routine is part.
Then implementing regular cosistant portion control of food intake. If you limit portions by removing 1 tsp of every 5, of all foods, the child will generally do better with weight, no matter how old.

In brief: A MIX of THINGS

Increasing and maintaining a good excercise routine is part.
Then implementing regular cosistant portion control of food intake. If you limit portions by removing 1 tsp of every 5, of all foods, the child will generally do better with weight, no matter how old.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Exercise

The best thing for an overweight child is to establish a routine of physical activity - doesn't have to be sports, but whatever it is, it should be fun and sustainable.
Teaching your child to enjoy being active will set him or her up for a lifetime of good health. Good eating habits are important too - especially keeping the high calorie foods - sofas (solid fats, added sugar) - to a minimum.

In brief: Exercise

The best thing for an overweight child is to establish a routine of physical activity - doesn't have to be sports, but whatever it is, it should be fun and sustainable.
Teaching your child to enjoy being active will set him or her up for a lifetime of good health. Good eating habits are important too - especially keeping the high calorie foods - sofas (solid fats, added sugar) - to a minimum.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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