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  • Writer's pictureChildren's Medical Group

5-3-2-1-Almost None: Tips to keep kids healthy and active

To prevent obesity, it is critical that children eat a nutritional diet and engage in exercise that will promote a healthy lifestyle. We recommend that parents follow this simple guide to keep their children healthy and active:

  • 5 – 5 or more servings of veggies and fruits daily

  • 3 – 3 balanced meals each day. Limit fast food and eat more prepared meals at home.

  • 2 – 2 hours or less of television and video games each day

  • 1 – 1 hour or more of exercise each day

  • Almost None – Limit your child’s consumption of sweetened beverages

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