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   Tip #133 – Chubby Children Lose Years

The worldwide epidemic of childhood obesity is progressing at an alarming rate, and the disease is now projected to take its toll on life expectancy.  Researchers from the of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society (Denmark) correlated an increased body mass index (BMI) in childhood with an increased risk of heart disease in adulthood, with this risk escalating with increasing age. 

By setting a good example for children, adults can promote the notion of maintaining a healthy and appropriate weight.

Engage in regular physical activity and exercise prudent measures of dietary management such as portion control, reduce of processed and prepared foods, and increase daily consumption of raw, natural foods. 

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