Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Children

Hi friends of SlimGourmet! Did you know that obesity in children is the biggest health challenge in this century? In 2015, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children under the age of 5 years is estimated more than 42 million.

Nearly half are on the Asian continent. Overweight and obesity in children will affect the nutritional status of the adult to remain overweight or even obese and may eventually lead to the emergence of degenerative diseases, such as coronary heart disease, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. 

Overweight and obesity are the result of an imbalance of calories that enter the body, the calories in a greater than calories expelled from the body. To maintain normal nutritional status, calories in and out of the body should be balanced. For prevention, healthy lifestyle habits and active should be applied from the children, such as eating a balanced diet of nutrients and varied, getting used to eat vegetables and fruit, active in sports at school or at home, and weigh on a regular basis.

In addition to the importance of the support of parents and teachers in schools, the role of the program in schools will also be very important to support children to stay healthy and active healthy lifestyle, for example by selecting a menu of food in the school cafeteria, providing sports facilities, organizing extracurricular exercise at least 1x / week and train children to know the nutritional status since the beginning.

SlimGourmet can help you to provide a balanced diet of nutrients, which vary portion adapted to children through the age of KidzGourmet package.

Let's live healthy, happy, and prosperous together SlimGourmet!

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