childhood obesity tips

Ways to Be Active Every Day

Active Kids

To be healthy we need to be active every day. With our busy home, work, school lives it isn’t always easy to get your daily dose of exercise. We’ve put together a few ideas that will help you and your family get active every day without setting foot inside the gym!

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What is a Balanced Diet?

Healthy Diet Child

Healthy eating isn’t complicated – for most children (and parents!) having a balanced diet boils down to eating more fruit & veg and eating less junk food. By encouraging good eating habits in our children we can help to prevent: Overweight and obesity Heart disease & stroke Type 2 diabetes Certain cancers You might think that […]

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What is Childhood Obesity?

Junk Food Linked to Obesity

Childhood obesity is increasing at an alarming rate and it seems to be in the news all the time. But what does the term childhood obesity really mean – and what can I do if my child is overweight?

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Getting My Overweight Child Active


Childhood obesity is a growing problem, with increasing numbers of children worldwide suffering from obesity. Overweight children tend to grow into overweight adults – so it’s important to help children to deal with their weight issue as early as possible. One key way to fight obesity is to get kids active. This article is for parents of children who are not physically active, and who have a problem with their weight.

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