With rising concerns about childhood obesity becoming a national problem, it’s increasingly important to moderate our children’s eating habits. It is not only about what they eat; it’s also about how much. According to Dr. Janesri De Silva — a board certified pediatrician, founder of Kids and Teens Medical Group, and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Northridge Hospital in California — portion control is a major factor in helping children to maintain a healthy weight. There are also other things to consider, like good and bad fats, salt levels, sugar content, and even artificial ingredients.
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