Kerryn’s tips for managing your child’s weight
1 Be a role model for your children by maintaining a healthy weight.
2 Do not use food, especially food high in fat or sugar, as a reward.
3 Urge your children to drink water, not juice or soft drinks.
4 Stick to three meals and two snacks a day, and avoid grazing.
5 Eat at the table with the television and other devices switched off.
6 Ban snacking in front of the TV or while doing homework.
7 Do not buy high-fat or high-sugar foods such as biscuits and lollies.
8 Limit fast food to no more than one meal a week.