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How to Put Your Child on a Diet

Watch more Children's Health & Safety videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to put your child on a healthy diet and gain optimum results. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Warning Always consult a physician before attempting any exercise or exercise plan. Step 1: Focus on healthy foods Focus on healthy foods rather than putting your child on a strict diet. Eliminate high-calorie fillers and substitute healthy foods, such as raw vegetables in place of fried foods. Tip Seek professional help if your child has an eating disorder or is obese. Step 2: Keep your child active Plan activities that keep your child moving and physically engaged such as summer camp, karate class, dancing, or sports. Step 3: Share healthy dinners Share a balanced meal as a family and then shift to a fun activity like playing a game or going for a walk. Tip Limit sedentary time with the TV, video games, and computers to a few hours a day. Step 4: Make a schedule Institute regular meal and snack times and restrict all-day snacking. Step 5: Be a role model Eat right and exercise and your child will more easily adopt a healthy lifestyle by following your lead. Did You Know? Did you know? One study found that 25 percent of obese adults were overweight as children.
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