5 Habits For Moms that Prevent Childhood Obesity
Posted on 08/06/2018

HLM Highlights:

Researchers have found that there are 5 healthy habits a mom can  follow that will reduce the likelihood of her child or children becoming obese. 

1. Maintaining a healthy weight herself

2. Engage in physical activity weekly

3. Don't smoke

4. Consuming only a small amount of alcohol

5. Eat healthy- vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains

Eeating healthy alone made little impact but all 5 habits in combination with one another cut the risk of obesity by 75%. There's no doubt that mothers can be a powerful role model for their children and in relation to obesity outcomes there is no exception.

 

Read the full article here: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/5-habits-for-moms-that-help-prevent-childhood-obesity-2018071014219