Maintaining Healthy Eating Habits For Children Age 5-10

Maintaining healthy eating habits for children ages 5-10 years old is an important challenge for today’s parents. Obesity recently has overtaken the U.S. educational system as two-thirds of adults in the U.S. are overweight and at least one-third are considered to be obese. These are alarming figures for future children as obesity is growing. It is why it’s so important for young children, especially from the earlier ages of 5-10 years old to learn and maintain healthy eating habits into their teen years.

Unhealthy foods from an early age give young children a bad habit for eating unhealthy food which they carry into their teens and twenties. This is the main problem for Americans. Bad eating habits and the rise of fast foods, etc. that cater to those unhealthy habits. Implementing healthy eating habits must start with young children. Parents who regularly expose their kids to fast food, processed frozen foods, or nutrition depleted diets should quickly change their child’s…

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