Many younger children shouldn’t actually shed pounds. “Since they’re still growing, they may need to maintain their weight or gain at a slower rate. The goal should be long-term.
The focus of the program should be to start small and with fun activities, thus giving time to children to adopt the changes.
Give easy and fun nutritional tips for a week. To engage the loyalty.
Kids need 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Apart from the regular routine, we should give them homework to achieve 60 min. every day target.
General Tips and guidance for parents:
As a parent, you are in it as much as your child is. Instead of singling out your child, have a conversation with the whole family about how you’d like to make healthy changes for everyone, including yourself.
When you sit down as a family (and not in front of the television), you’ll encourage healthier habits. One study showed that children who shared three or more family meals a week were 20% less likely to eat unhealthy foods and 12% less likely to be overweight.