Sometimes we get too focused on childhood obesity and we may end up sending the wrong message. Parents whose child(ren) are not overweight may think that the message about healthy eating, the importance of daily exercise and a balanced meal are not meant for their child.
Well that could not be further from the truth. Yes, it is true that the childhood obesity epidemic is causing government, health officials and schools to take notice and implement strategies to address it.
But more and more studies are finding that over 80% of our children do not eat a balanced healthy diet. Not getting the necessary nutrients can affect how well your child does in school. And this regardless of weight.
Recent studies have shown healthy eating can positively affect your child's:
"A fit body is a fit mind"