Why encourage healthy habits in children? The obese child is a public health issue in Mexico; approximately one in four children between 11 and 5 years old kids have fallen prey to this ailment, according to the National Coverage Survey of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), and this is equally worse in teenagers.
Therefore, it is important for children, through fun, to learn healthy habits so that they can put them into practice all their lives. Healthy habits for all the obese kids is intended to reach more than 440 thousand children in preschool to improve their nutrition, just when their bodies change, improve their motor skills, physical control and help strengthen their muscles.
4 Habits that you cannot Miss
With the help of the Secretariats of Health, Education, of the National System for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF), as well as with alliances with the Metlife Foundation and Media Marketing Group, the community program seeks to promote the following healthy habits.
- Balanced diet
- Exercise practice
- Adequate hygiene
- Good self-esteem
If children acquire these habits from their early years, they will be able to encourage them throughout their lives.
Parents, Key to a Good Education
On the other hand, Malcolm Pozzi, General Director of Media Marketing Knowledge Group (MMKGroup), emphasizes that through the parents it is sought to reach the children so that they learn healthy habits, taking advantage of their natural curiosity.
In this way, the group offers different materials such as games in electronic devices and a special section in a magazine, where the content of healthy habits is transcribed.
Another method of educating your kids is through virtual learning. Your kids can even get into online schools for high school diploma, thereby killing two birds with one stone as a parent.
The society plays an important role in the life of kids, but how do you promote healthy habits in children?