Parent Teacher Magazine Cabarrus County School January 2014 - Page 12

Eat Well, for Your Children’s Sake A special contribution from Novant Health You can tell your children how to eat well, but experts say it’s better to show them. Children learn by watching their parents. If your favorite restaurant is the “All You Can Eat Buffet” and your number one vegetable is the french fry, you’re sending the wrong message. Good role models have never been more important. About one in five kids in America is seriously overweight. High cholesterol and type 2 diabe \˜\