Only one in three children are physically active every day.
Childhood Obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.
Studies show that children who become obese as early as 2 are more likely to be obese as adults.
Children and adolescents who are obese are at greater risk for bone and joint problems, sleep apnea, and social and psychological problems, such as stigmatization and poor self-esteem.
It is important that children get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day.
Kids enjoy aerobic activities, such as: basketball, tennis, soccer, walking, jogging and running, ice skating and bicycling.
Children that exercise have greater self-esteem and better self-images.
When children exercise it improves their quality of sleep.
Fruits and vegetables and enriched with lots of vitamins and minerals, including dietary fiber, which is important for kids to stay fit and healthy.
Kids love easy-to-make smoothies from fresh fruit, and also enjoy eating sliced bananas or strawberries on cereal, or chopped fruit with yogurts.