-- Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- With summer vacation
approaching, parents need to know how to get their children outside
and active, instead of spending too much time in front of the
television, computer or video games.
Children should get 60 minutes or more of physical activity a
day, according to experts.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national non-profit
founded by the American Heart Association and the William J.
Clinton Foundation to combat childhood obesity, offers these tips
for limiting TV and encouraging more active fun.
The Nemours Foundation has more about
children and exercise.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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