We all know we need water to survive, but try convincing a seven-year-old of that fact. This is a good way of introducing them to fruits and vegetables, quizzing them on the benefits of eating these foods (something you should have previously discussed), and part of the game is trying out the fruit and giving your opinions on it. You can also come up with little skits to entertain your child or buy fake fruit and allow them to play with it for a few days before showing them the real thing.
The video games, the Internet, chat rooms and social networking on the web are substituting the kids social physical interaction of the past, plus the bad eating habits of consuming foods loaded with a high fat content, high carbohydrate diets and high sugar content drinks consumed in huge proportions by kids these days just exponentially grow the problem.
Instead of seating down several hours in front of the TV or computer screen we should go out with our kids for a 30 minute brisk walk 3 or 4 times a week this will provide enough time to talk with the kids about how crafting together a family strategy will help out in solving this problems.
Another great resource to not only get free healthy diet plans for children, but an abundance of health-related information is There’s all kinds of important topics and facts there including a BMI (Body Mass Index) chart for the different age groups as well as advice on age-appropriate dietary habits.
One possible negative about wrestling – depending on the intensity level of the program, and where your child fits in the weight spectrum, sometimes there’s pressure to “cut weight” – use extreme diet, sweating, and exercise regimens to lose enough poundage to qualify for a certain weight class.