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Healthy Kids Healthy Futures

Healthy Habits for Happy Kids

Healthy Habits for Happy Kids is a booklet that was developed as a guide to build good eating and physical activity habits in your child at an early age. The earlier you start, the more likely those habits will follow your child throughout their lifetime. A nutritious diet and active lifestyle will help your child stay healthy and prevent many chronic diseases as they age such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. This booklet contains information about:

  1. Childhood Obesity
     
  2. How to Be a Good Role Model
     
  3. Bye Bye Bottles
     
  4. Juice and Pop Use
     
  5. 10 steps to a Healthy Weight
     
  6. Helping the Picky Eater
     
  7. Suggested Serving Sizes for Children
     
  8. Children and Calcium Intake,
     
  9. Healthier Eating Out, Healthy Snacking
     
  10. Reading a Food Label
     
  11. Healthy Shopping Checklist
     
  12. StayTogether, Play More
     
  13. Exercise Calendar.

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    Contact kathy.peet@macombgov.org for a free copy of this booklet.