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Dr. Chris Bolling from Pediatric associates in Northern Kentucky talks about the 5,2,1,0 guidelines from the Nutrition Council.
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - To prevent childhood obesity and promote health, Dr. Chris Bolling, a pediatrician with Pediatric Associates of Northern Kentucky, offers what he calls “healthy numbers for healthy families.”
The easy-to-remember numbers are aimed at helping parents guide their kids to eat the right foods, get enough exercise and step away from TVs and other screens that captivate children.
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The numbers are easy-to-remember guidelines for parents reminding them how many servings of fruits or vegetables children need daily, how kids need to step away from TVs and other screens that keep them sedentary, how important daily exercise is and how important it is for children to avoid sugary drinks.
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For more tips on raising healthy kids, visit the Nutrition Council of Greater Cincinnati's website .