SOME INTERESTING FACTS …..
Childhood obesity in the US has increased 20% despite a decrease in fat consumption and little change in calorie intake.
1-5 American children are currently overweight!!
Quote from Dr. Samuel Abbate …
“The consequences of denying the body exercise are just as severe as depriving it of food, water, or oxygen; it just takes longer to see the consequences.
Quote from Rae Pica, Movement Specialist, More Movement, Smarter Kids ….
“It is a huge mistake to think the mind and body are separate entities. The truth is that the domains of child development – physical, social, emotional and cognitive – simply do not mature separately from one another. There’s an overlap and interrelatedness among them. And children do not differentiate among
Thus, when a child learns something related to one domain, it impacts the others.