Par­ents’ role to en­sure kids are fit and healthy

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - TV CHOICE -

O SCI­EN­TISTS based

are in Aberdeen

to work­ing on ways

be­com­ing help stop kids fat?

of course, Their ef­forts are,

one in five wel­come. Last year,

were said North-east chil­dren

So this is to be over­weight.

that needs to ob­vi­ously an is­sue be sorted out.

when it Surely, how­ever,

weight comes to chil­dren’s

re­spon­si­bil­ity prob­lems the

in the lap of lands squarely par­ents.

who are in They are the ones

their chil­dren con­trol of what

how much are eat­ing and ex­er­cise they get.

where We have a cul­ture

tositin­doors chil­drenare­happy

con­soles play­ing on their games and watch­ing TV.

should be So we, as par­ents,

kids to go out en­cour­ag­ing our

ac­com­pany and­play.Or­per­haps

pool or them to the swim­ming

a week. the ice rink once

chil­dren are And if their

par­ents’ over­weight – de­spite

Sthem with a ef­forts to pro­vide

– then good diet and ex­er­cise

to it is their re­spon­si­bil­ity

a doc­tor or get their child to nutri­tion­ist. We need to in­stil

our chil­dren with­ade­sireto

eathealthilyand a love of ex­er­cise.

way Scot­land That is the only

dread­ful track will im­prove its record for health.

G Mc­Manus Rose­mount

to take DIET: Call for par­ents

weight. re­spon­si­bil­ity for chil­dren’s

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