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10 Things You Must Teach Your Kids About Food and Exercise

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10 Things You Must Teach Your Kids About Food and Exercise

Health starts in the home, and when it comes to the nutrition and exercise habits of your children, you should expect them to follow your example. “The job of a parent is to not only physically take care of them, but to teach them, and to give them the tools they need to make sound decisions,” said Kristi King, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “Having open communication and discussion regarding healthy lifestyle behaviors is essential in helping children to develop a foundation for the future.  This ensures they have the knowledge and ability to take care of themselves once they are no longer in the home.”