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Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Among Preschoolers Could Be Promoted By Child-Care Facilities

Eating and physical activity habits for a lifetime can develop at an early age. As the use of preschool child care increases and the prevalence of childhood obesity is at an all-time high, the opportunity to positively impact eating and exercise habits within this setting presents itself. A review in the September 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association describes and evaluates research addressing opportunities and strategies for the prevention of obesity among preschool children in child-care settings.
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In Order To Curb Obesity In Infants, Toddlers And Preschoolers, Policies That Promote Healthy Eating, Activity And Sleep Are Needed

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Limiting television and other media use, encouraging infants and young children in preschool and child care to spend more time in physically active play, and requiring child care providers to promote healthy sleeping practices are s... Read Post

Child-care facilities can do more to promote healthy eating and physical activity among preschoolers

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

As use of preschool child care increases and prevalence of childhood obesity is at an all-time high, the opportunity to positively impact eating and exercise habits within this setting presents itself. A new review describes and eva... Read Post

Promoting Physical Activity And Healthy Eating Among Children In Child-Care - More Can Be Done

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

At a young age physical activity and eating habits for a lifetime can develop. As preschool child care usage rises and the commonness of childhood obesity is at an all-time high, the opportunity to positively influence eating and ph... Read Post


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