Smorgasbord Health Column – The Obesity epidemic – Part Three– Finding a point to intervene in the life cycle – 2 to 7 years old – Activity – Sally Cronin

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In  part two of this series I looked at diet from two to seven years old with the emphasis on  developing a healthy immune system in a relatively short window of time.

In coming weeks I will be exploring the crucial elements of the different age groups, and also stages of life, such as puberty, pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, menopause (male and female) and as we become more sedentary.

The saying – ‘give me a child until he is seven and I will show you the man‘  Aristotle and other wise menis also appropriate in the context of lifelong health.

These years are crucial for the development of the immune system, but also for brain function, bone density and healthy digestive and reproductive systems. Since this is one of the most critical periods in our development, I am now looking at the physical activity needed to…

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