Healthy lifestyles include healthy eating and exercise. Encouraging healthy lifestyles in children is important as they prepare for adolescence and adulthood. Lifestyles that are learned in childhood are more likely to stay with the child into adulthood.
Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding helping your child and adolescent make healthy lifestyle choices, for which we have provided a brief overview.
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