The Newsroom    Published Monday, Mar. 22, 2010, 11:30 AM
Print   |   
« Back   |   

A pediatrician’s top 5 list for parents of obese kids

Galveston County Daily News, March 21, 2010

UTMB’s Dr. Patricia Beach lists her top five things parents can do to save obese children from a lifetime of health problems. Among her recommendations: Allow no more than one small sweet (sugary) drink a day, shop the edges of the supermarket and not the aisles, and limit screen time to one hour per day to make room for other healthy activities like walking, running, riding bikes and playing basketball.

Follow Us:
The Newsroom is a service provided by the Office of Public Affairs  •  Questions or Comments?