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Ludwig, David
September 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2005, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p74
The article presents information on methods to prevent early childhood obesity. There's a wide range of healthy body weights for children that depends on age, height, sex, and, to some degree, race and body frame. For young children, weight loss takes care of itself with continuing growth. Regular family outings that involve walking, cycling, or other recreational activities help keep kids fit for life. Healthful eating and plenty of exercise can also help prevent a obesity problem in the future.


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