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Easy Weight Loss For Kids

My 4 year old son is overweight. Is there Easy Weight Loss For Kids.
(June 20, 2008)

Easy Weight Loss For Kids 

Chubby kids are beautiful, but care is essential of the underlying cause of fatness. Obesity is a common cause of concern, especially amidst kids. These result in other complications, such as diabetes. The adverse effects of obesity are difficult to understand in kids. Counting carbohydrates and calories are possible only to a certain extent.

Proper chewing of food is essential.

Choice of right foods plays a vital role in helping them lose weight. Healthy snacks are helpful, as they splurge a lot in junk foods. Every 500 calories cut on a daily basis helps in curbing the weight gain by a pound. The general weight gain is not highly drastic in kids and hence do not bother much. The regular intake is studied upon and replaced by simpler foods, instead of complete abstinence from the same.

Skimmed milk is a good option for regular milk. It saves on the fat intake, but need not compensate. Avoid diet soda and any carbonated beverages. This results in empty calories, thereby causing weight gain. To lose at least 5 pounds in a year, about 50 calories are cut on a daily basis. Decrease the portion size. Allow the child to snack on fruits and vegetables, in the form of salads. Exercise is necessary for weight loss. 

Submitted by E L on June 20, 2008 at 05:44


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