5 Ways to get your Child off the Couch and Outdoors for Fun and Fitness

Thrive Global – Sandra Sims

Studies show that childhood obesity is an epidemic in the United States which may result in health issues such as diabetes.  Some causes of childhood obesity may be linked to dietary issues associated with too much junk food and not enough fruits and vegetables.  However, Obesity is also linked to the sedentary lifestyle that children have sitting around the house “surfing the web” on social media platforms and too much time spent watching television or streaming videos on their smart devices.   https://thriveglobal.com/stories/5-ways-to-get-your-child-off-the-couch-and-outdoors-for-fun-and-fitness/

New Study Suggests Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Childhood Obesity

Moms – Kelli Catana

Over the years doctors and scientists have debunked the myth that pregnant women shouldn’t exercise. In fact, as long as a pregnant woman is in general good health, her doctor will recommend she remain physically active throughout her pregnancy. Of course, a pregnant woman should always consult her doctor to ensure she is in good health, but typically if a woman is physically active before pregnancy, there should be no issues remaining physically active during pregnancy. https://www.moms.com/exercise-during-pregnancy-prevent-childhood-obesity/