Help your child stay active by encouraging and engaging the whole family in an appropriate amount of physical activity and avoid too much sedentary time. In addition to being fun for children, regular physical activity has many health benefits, including:

Parents can help children learn to be aware of what they eat by developing healthy eating habits, looking for ways to make favorite dishes healthier and reducing calorie-rich temptations. One part of balancing calories is to eat foods that provide adequate nutrition and an appropriate number…