One of the country’s intractable health scourges is the obesity among kids over years. Parents who have their kids spend their day at school raise their concern on increasing obesity rate among kids which is mainly due to lack of care about the student diet from school and parents knowledge about their kids eating habits.
However, a glimmer of optimism has recently lowered parents, administrations worry when a program combining physical activity and healthier eating habits was encouraged in many schools. At the same time, parents discussed more about what is the best diet preventing kids from suffering from obesity.
The obesity among kids may link to parents allowing their kid having any items they want without noticing there are some of them causing obesity risk.
Now, along with healthier diet campaign at school, parents are made clearer how their kids weight is proper and considered to be fit at their age.
Change healthier diet for kids
Parents should not provide their children sugary sodas but select healthier lunch menu. Furthermore, administrators should enact strict rules on the calorie and sugar content of snacks and drinks in school vending machines, and even put limits on bake sales.
Ideas for kids birthday celebrations tend to prefer healthy, humorous talk to candies; more healthier snacks instead of candies, fast foods.
Parents are showing their satisfaction of salad bar menu over fatty-foods for school lunch.
Outside schools, the city has started a program to give additional permits for street vendors who agree to sell fruits and vegetables in low-income neighborhoods, according to Farley. It has also closed off city blocks in some places to give kids a place to play.
“Obesity happens because they live in an environment where it is too easy to eat too many calories”. Halting this reality depends on parents actions.
Know more about statistics
The obesity rate in grade school- aged children in New York dropped 5.5 percent between 2006 and 2010.
The percentage of obese kids in kindergarten through eighth grade dipped to 20.7 percent in the 2010-2011 school year, from a 21.9 percentage rate in 2006-2007.