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How to Prevent Child Obesity

Childhood obesity is called an “epidemic” with good reason—according to the CDC, 1 in 3 American kids and adolescents were either overweight or obese in 2010. Your baby doesn’t have to be a statistic; it’s never too early to start helping them achieve and maintain a healthy weight. “It is entirely possible to prevent childhood obesity, but it takes a plan,” says Debi Silber, a registered dietician, pre- and post-natal fitness expert, and founder of TheMojoCoach.com. Read on for 10 ways to solve the obesity problem before it starts for your baby.

Childhood obesity is called an “epidemic” with good reason—according to the CDC, 1 in 3 American kids and adolescents were either overweight or obese in 2010. Your baby doesn’t have to be a statistic; it’s never too early to start helping them achieve and maintain a healthy weight. “It is entirely possible to prevent childhood obesity, but it takes a plan,” says Debi Silber, a registered dietician, pre- and post-natal fitness expert, and founder of TheMojoCoach.com. Read on for 10 ways to solve the obesity problem before it starts for your baby.


 
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