The Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics (AEPap) will disseminate messages on aspects of child nutrition and lifestyle improvement in the year 2023.
January 16, 2023. At 11:53 am.
The beginning of the year is always a good time to make resolutions, especially when it comes to kids’ health. that’s why Spanish Association of Primary Care Pediatrics (AEPap), will broadcast through its dissemination website, Familia y Salud for Families Messages throughout the year 2023, Specifically, with an aim to improve child nutrition and lifestyle habits.
Thus, the main objectives to be achieved in child health to be developed in each of the 12 months of 2023 are Consume vitamins naturally “without pills”, This is done by increasing the consumption of vegetables, fruits, legumes or dairy products. cook a meal with the family playing outside or limiting screen timeApart from ensuring the right comfort.
These are aimed at combating excess weight. It affects four out of ten boys and girls and three out of ten teenagers in Spain, with similar figures in many countries around the world.
Improve child health by 2023
For years, we in primary care pediatrics have been concerned about the development of excess weight in minors. Childhood obesity has gone from being almost anecdotal to a problem we see every day, explains Esther Serrano Poveda, coordinator of Family and Health. “To tackle this problem it is important to work with families, train them and motivate them to inculcate the right habits in their children,” says an expert.
For this reason, Familia y Salud dedicates this year to the dissemination and promotion Explain all these habits which help in maintaining good health in all the members of the family. For this, this campaign has been prepared which will focus on one objective for each year. It is based on actions that avoid a sedentary lifestyle and promote an active lifestyle. As a conclusion, Serrano Poveda explains that “developing childhood and adolescence in a healthy way means promoting a healthy lifestyle: an active life, healthy eating, emotional well-being and good rest habits”.