We all want to raise happy and children with healthy habits. Unfortunately, there are many factors working against us these days. Not to sound old-fashioned (i.e. “Back in my day….”) but childhood is so different, even from just 20 years ago. Technology, busy schedules and even fearing for our kids’ everyday safety are just some of the examples that the times have changed. Even so, we can’t let today’s challenges get in the way of helping our children lead a healthy lifestyle.
The CDC reports that the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who are obese is 20.6%. That is a scary number! Of course, the kids can’t fully be to blame. It is up to us to help promote a healthy diet and exercise but what else can we do? Here are a few examples of the bad habits that we may be teaching them without even realizing it.
We are only human and inevitably make mistakes. We all have bad habits, and as hard as we try, we do pass some of these on to our kids. Granted, these are only a few examples, as every child and situation is different. That is why Total Nutrition Technology has developed the TNT Youth Program.
TNT Youth is specifically designed for the younger age group, 10-18 years old. We will help create healthy eating habits and lifestyles before un- healthy habits even start! This program offers customized plans that covers aspects such as:
Let TNT help you and your children lead more active and healthy lives.
Contact TNT today for more information and your free consultation.
TNT’s comprehensive approach addresses the entire individual and their needs. We start with an extensive interview, evaluation and assessment. This is followed by a custom-built nutrition plan and exercise guidelines ensuring it fits both their lifestyle and dietary objectives.
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