How to Raise Kids with Healthy Weights

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Start with a filling breakfast...
...and keep it low-sugar! Hearty and healthy picks: scrambled eggs, whole wheat toast and o.j.; a whole-grain pancake or waffles, berries and a glass ... more 
Photo by: Flickr
Start with a filling breakfast...
...and keep it low-sugar! Hearty and healthy picks: scrambled eggs, whole wheat toast and o.j.; a whole-grain pancake or waffles, berries and a glass of milk; or yogurt, whole-grain cereal and fruit slices. For older kids, give them nuts and raisins or yogurt to eat on the bus if they're running out the door; if they skip breakfast, they may stuff themselves at lunch with the wrong foods.
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Tue, 20 Nov, 2012 4:22 PM EST
The statistics are shocking: 17 percent of the kids in this country are obese, a stat that's tripled in the last three decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control. So what are the best ways to raise kids who have healthy weights? These are the top 7 (simple and fun!) things you can do, courtesy of Hansa Bhargava, MD, Pediatric and FIT Medical Editor for WebMD: - By Ellen Seidman



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