Children often consume large amounts of junk food, do not eat enough fruit and vegetables and don’t get enough exercise. These lifestyle habits are a health time bomb. Simply eating a healthy diet and being physically active can help our children avoid:
- Becoming overweight or obese
- Heart Disease and stroke
- Type 2 diabetes
- Certain cancers
These illnesses take a lifetime to develop and begin in childhood. Simple lifestyle changes can make a huge difference to your child’s long term health – it’s better to prevent these serious illnesses before they develop. Helping our children to develop healthy habits will literally save their lives.
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