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					Russell Solomon Has Just Launched A New Campaign To Prevent
Childhood Obesity
 Russell Solomon said according to recommendations presented in a recent report on
 childhood obesity conducted by Pennington biomedical research Center Louisiana State
 University, parents should encourage children to embrace more outdoor activity.
Online PR News – 02-May-2011 New Orleans May 1, 2011 - Russell Solomon Has Just started a
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new lecture series On Obesity Prevention In Teenage Girls.

Russell Solomon said according to recommendations presented in a recent report on childhood
obesity conducted by Pennington biomedical research Center Louisiana State University, parents
should encourage children to embrace more outdoor activity.

According to Russell Solomon:

”Overweight in children and adolescents is generally caused by lack of physical activity, unhealthy
eating patterns, or a combination of the two. Keeping that in mind genetics and lifestyle both play
important roles in determining a child's weight. Our society has become very sedentary. Television,
computer and video games contribute to children's inactive lifestyles. As a result, 43% of
adolescents watch more than 2 hours of television each day. Children, especially girls, become less
active as they move through adolescence."

Russell Solomon went on to say that he credits the volleyball and softball with keeping young girls
active and fit. Without some form of physical exercise like volleyball he felt that many more
adolescent girls would succumbed to obesity and other weight related health issues.

Listed below are a few suggestions design to help parents prevent childhood obesity.

• Establish household rules for television and computer use, and set reasonable limits. The
American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children and youth watch no more than two
hours of quality television programming per day.

Teachers and School Administrators should incorporate and promote physical activity breaks during
and between classes. Try five minutes of activity such as marching in place, and stretching. It is
also recommended that the teacher should include music in order to make the activities fun for the
kids while they exercise.

The lectures also made a recommendation to Policy Makers to provide tax credits to parents whose
children participate in physical activity programs to help cover fees, equipment, and uniforms.
"Above anything else I challenge you to get involved with your kids are as a family in some form of
exercise are play. Exercise becomes more effective as it becomes a daily habit or routine therefore
try to pick an activity like volleyball and designate days out of the week for the family to get outside."

If you will like to receive more information on how to keep your kids active then please visit
http://www.russellsolomon.org

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Name      : Russell Solomon
Email     : tyronnejacques@gmail.com
Url       : http://www.russellsolomon.org
PO Box : 215 Jazz
City      : New Orleans
State     : La
Zip Code : 70448
Country : United States

				
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