For a healthy new year, make kids’ exercise fun

For a healthy new year, make kids’ exercise fun

As we enter a new year, many people make resolutions that involve health and fitness. As parents access their fitness goals for 2014, they shouldn’t forget to include their children. Along with proper nutrition, exercise is a vital part of children’s health. The number of overweight and obese children has more than doubled in the past 30 years.

Approximately one-third of kids are considered overweight or obese, and today’s sedentary habits have contributed to it.

Read more at http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/south-florida-parenting/sfp-for-a-healthy-new-year-make-kids-exercise-fun-20131227,0,3075085.story