Eating Smart and Moving More

  Filed under: Awareness, Physical Therapy, RTS Team, Therapy Ideas

~Submitted by Whitney Woodhull-Smith, DPT-Raleigh Therapy Services Physical Therapist

Eat Smart, Move More!

Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic in North Carolina and the United States. Physical activity is one of the key lifestyle factors that can help you and your children achieve and maintain a healthy weight. 

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A take home message to apply to your every day life from this great site: “5-3-2-1-Almost None”

  • 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily
  • 3 structured meals daily – eat breakfast, less fast food, and more meals prepared at home
  • 2 hours or less of TV or video games daily
  • 1 hour or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily
  • Limit sugar-sweetened drinks to “almost none”