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Saturday, November 20, 2010

3 strategies to help your Teen Lose Weight

So if you're an overweight or obese teenager parent, you must act with great sensitivity.Teenage obesity often leads to obesity in young adulthood and so it is important to take steps to overcome it. Here are some strategies you can try:
Strategy # 1
Do some exercise with your children. This should be fun and then look for an activity, such as,children enjoy rollerblading, snowboarding or windsurfing.If they are also adventurous,kick a ball around the Park,get on your bicycle, horse riding,go swimming or simply walking in the countryside,are all good alternatives.The most important thing is to make it something that your overweight teen, enjoy and look forward to, not only is this good exercise, its also a good time to spend with the family.
Strategy # 2
Teach your teen to cook.One of the best things, which you can do as a parent is to help your child become independent and ready to live in the adult world. one big step in this direction is to learn about the nutritional value of food and how to prepare Healthy nutritious foods. meals don't have to be boring. see interesting recipes and cook them together. allows your teenager to choose and prepare the meals, will also help them to feel in control.
Strategy # 3
Listen to your teen , people often try to cover up the lack of confidence with excess weight. make that you are there to talk through all there problems, not only those concerning just her weight.If losing weight helps your teenager, you have the Foundation for a healthy adult life.

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