Healthy lifestyle, including healthy eating habits and physical activity, can lower the risk of becoming obese and developing related diseases.Schools play a particularly critical role that support healthy behaviors. Schools also provide opportunities for students to learn about and practice healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. An analysis concluded that fruit and vegetable are very effective in protecting against increased adiposity in children. Fruits and vegetables have been promoted for the prevention of childhood obesity because of their low energy density, high fiber content, and satiety value.
Last date updated on September, 2014