Healthy lifestyle begins at home


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Children are around many different things that can make it easy for them to overeat and harder for them to exercise. Texting, surfing the web, watching TV and playing games on the computer are activities that require very little energy. They can take up a lot of time since kids get addicted to beating that next level.

These fictional games can replace the exercise that kids get while playing outside. Another thing that keeps your kid in the pantry is commercials. There are commercials out there advertising candy, chips and a number of other junk foods that aren’t good for your kids health. When kids watch television, they often crave the unhealthy snacks they are seeing on the TV screen.

To help prevent your kids from becoming overweight, try fixing the way your entire family eats and exercises. Helping kids lead healthy lifestyles begins with parents and siblings who lead by example.

 

Lindsey Foster, Eagle River High sophomore

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