Tip: Reduce Screen Time for Children

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 25% of children and teens spend at least 4 hours in front of a screen (television, computer, or video games) per day.

Children OverweightAccording to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 25% of children and teens spend at least 4 hours in front of a screen (television, computer, or video games) per day.  They found that there is a direct correlation to the hours spent in front of a screen and being overweight.

Call to Action:

To encourage your child to be more active, consider giving gifts that will encourage physical activity such as a bike, roller blades, soccer ball or basketball, dance lessons, or sports equipment instead of video games or DVDs.

To your wellness,

Lynn

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