Healthy habits

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You play an important role in helping your children develop healthy habits while they're young.

Healthy eating

Encourage a lifetime of healthy food choices:

Lots of activity, plenty of rest

  • Give 'em the runaround. Encourage your kids to play hard for at least 60 minutes on most days of the week. Learn about fitness and get ideas for keeping your kids active and fit. Check out Girls on the RunKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites, or mobile apps. to learn more about the program that combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem-building workouts.
  • Set limits on screen time and get ideas for alternative activities.
  • Help your child get enough sleep by setting a regular bedtime.

Keep bodies healthy

Reviewed by: Robert Riewerts, MD, 2018

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Manage your child's care

Set up our act for a family member feature to help you look after your child's health. It's quick and easy.

Healthy weight for kids

More than a third of U.S. children are overweight. Keep your child at a healthy weight.