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What’s to Eat?: Healthy Foods for Hungry Children

Physical activity, along with proper nutrition, promotes lifelong health. Active play is the best exercise for kids! Parents can join their children and have fun while being active too. Some fun activities for parents and kids to dotogether include playing on swings, riding tricycles or bicycles, jumping rope, flying a kite, making a snowman, swimming, or ­dancing. The daily recommendation for ­exercise forchildren (adults also) is at least 1hour perday. This takes com­mitment from parents, but the rewards aretime together and­betterhealth.

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