is definitely a topic that is taking some importance by the increasing
number of children being affected by this disease. Yes, obesity is
considered a disease at this time. The lack of commitment of adults has
permeated in the time needed to care for their children, resulting in a
diet consisting of highly caloric foods rich in sugar and carbohydrates.
It is possible to prevent further spread of childhood obesity. To meet
this objective should be to intervene in the matter today to avoid any
disease that may arise after the years. With these simple tips can help
your child not to fall into the trap of obesity.
* Improving nutrition
This is paramount for culinary education of the child. It is advisable
to have a pre-set weekly menu in advance to avoid last minute fall into a
trap of fast food. It is important to cook foods with the fewest
possible additives, avoiding seasonings packaged as these contain
chemicals. Season the food naturally promotes healthier eating as well
as the love of home cooking. Obviously at some point it is advisable to
make some fast food type food or treats and reward the child for their
efforts to eat healthy.
* More physical activity
Many people are not exercising. At least not the minimum amount that
should do it otherwise obesity would not be a regular topic of
conversation. Instilling the love of sport or physical activity usually
walking through a park is vital to create a custom from small for the
little ones. If children see the example of their parents to make
physical activity will become a family tradition. Besides burning
calories will be creating ties within the family. It recommends 60
minutes of physical activity every day.
* Set times for television, video games and internet
A very important point in the daily media bombardment we suffer is the
fact Unplugged. If you do not catch the TV, would be the PlayStation,
and if not succumb under such temptations will always be the internet
available to chat with friends and seek additional distraction in the
network. Establish a regular time for television and other distractions
sets limits to the time when these devices are used to promote a
Everything is about balance at the end. Many modern sedentary lifestyles
can promote and eventually lead to childhood obesity. The sharing of
family promotes physical activity as the union of the same.