Health & Fitness: How Can Children Have An “Active” Lifestyle?

Why Child Health Day is important

Nutrition

*see Health: Nutrition-Foods to Know About goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com

Healthy Food for Kids helpguide.org
Easy Tips to Help Your Children and Teens Eat Healthier
“..Peer pressure and TV commercials for junk food can make getting your kids to eat well an uphill struggle. Factor in your own hectic schedule and it’s no wonder so many kids’ diets are built around convenience and takeout food. But switching to a healthy diet can have a profound effect on children’s health, helping to stabilize their energy, sharpen their minds, and even out their moods. And it can be simpler and less time-consuming than you imagine. With these tips, you can instill healthy eating habits without turning mealtimes into a battle zone and give your kids the best opportunity to grow into healthy, confident adults…”


Nutrition familydoctor.org
“Many children and families today have busy schedules. These make it hard to sit down to homemade meals every day. Many kids’ diets involve a lot of convenience and takeout food. But these foods can be unhealthy. They can have a negative effect on your child’s health. Some of the problems unhealthy eating causes can continue into adulthood. They can even develop into lifelong diseases.
Healthful eating has many benefits for children. It can:

Stabilize their energy.
Improve their minds.
Even out their moods.
Help them maintain a healthy weight.
Help prevent mental health conditions. These include depression, anxiety, and ADHD.

Plus, having a he..”
Kids and Food: 10 Tips for Parents – KidsHealth kidshealth.org

“It’s no surprise that parents might need some help understanding what it means to eat healthy. From the MyPlate food guide to the latest food fad, it can be awfully confusing.

The good news is that you don’t need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy kids. Following some basic guidelines can help you encourage your kids to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.

Here are 10 key rules to live by:

Parents control the supply lines. You decide which foods to buy and when to serve them. Though kids will pester their parents for less nutritious foods, adults should be in charge when deciding which foods are regularly stocked in the house. Kids won’t go hungry. They’ll eat what’s available in the cupboard and fridge at home. If their favorite snack isn’t all that nutritious, you can still buy it once in a while so they don’t feel deprived.
From the foods you offer, kids get to choose what they will eat or whether to eat at all. Kids need to have some say in the matter. Schedule regular meal and s..”

4 Tips to get Kids Eating Healthy! (Help Your Children Eat Well) FEAT. JB – BenjiManTV
https://youtu.be/_BLQhGGzgy4
*get kids involved and it’s important parent(s) model (e.g. are you eating “healthy” too)?

Vegetables
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Children’s Nutrition : How to Get a Child to Eat Healthy Foods – YouTube


15 Tricks to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables By Dana Leigh Smith eatthis.com
Ready to win the veggie war? Employ these sly, sneaky, and devious strategies for getting kids to eat up.
*not all these tips are advise, but many are ..
“..To help you turn your veggie loather into a veggie lover— without a knockdown-dragout- battle-of-the-broccoli—Eat This, Not That! checked in with a group of nutrition experts to see what they’ve learned through trial and error. Once you’ve read these tricks, tear out this page and eat it. You don’t want it to fall into the hands of the enemy. And for more insights from the healthy eating experts, don’t miss the 27 Foods Nutritionists Are Obsessed With!..

3. Make ’em Pick Beans…..

How to get kids to eat vegetables? | Healthy food and nutrition tips | ParentsFirst

Obesity
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CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION – FITNESS FOR KIDS : Get Fit Friday #36

Fitness

Kids and Exercise – KidsHealth kidshealth.org

“…When most adults think about exercise, they imagine working out in the gym, running on a treadmill, or lifting weights.

But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school, during recess, at dance class or soccer practice, while riding bikes, or when playing tag.
The Many Benefits of Exercise

Everyone can benefit from regular exercise. Kids who are active will:..”

Fitness – HealthyChildren.org

Fitness

There’s no scarcity of activities that you can make available to your child, and all kids can find some form of exercise that they enjoy. If you can get your child interested in an activity like this when he’s young, exercise and fitness are more likely to become a habit that lasts for many decades….

Physical Activity and Kids Let’s Move It!

Kids Who Exercise Are Less Likely to Have Fractures in Old Age By Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlinMarch 25, 2013 healthland.time.com
“..Physical activity, such as the exercise children get in school gym classes, is important for fighting obesity, but the latest research suggests it may help to keep bones strong as well…”

Exercise and Bone Health in Children and Adolescents – YouTube

Physical activity for children cyh.com
“..Families can benefit too when parents exercise with their children or support their child’s sport.

Exercise is also a good stress reliever and may help a child who is having difficulty sleeping, concentrating or with friendships,

Moving around a lot, in every day activity as well as when playing games and sport, may help a child maintain a healthy weight.

Active children are more likely to become active adults…”

Cardio

-Jump Rope

Jump Rope – A Progression For Teaching Children – YouTube

School kids with amazing jump rope skills – YouTube

30 Jump Rope Tricks You Can Learn – YouTube

Group Exercises

Kids workout video – YouTube

Animal exercise for kids with animals – YouTube

Fitness Blender Kids Workout – 25 Minute Fun Workout for … – YouTube

Kids Workout Fun for Kids at Home 13 minutes – YouTube

Exercises for different parts of the body, Jumping … – YouTube

Mousercise Dance Medley

Mousercise 1983 TV Full Episode 19

Martial Arts

Kid’s Karate Warmup

Fun Martial Arts Drills for Kids

Creative Martial Arts Games for Kids – YouTube

Gymnastics

10 FUN Gymnastics Games and Challenges!

Winter Creative Activities

Fitness: Throwback to Snowboarding with Fam at Lutsen (Winter Olympic Tribute) w/healthfitnesslifeguy

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