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As a parent I know it is very important to set a positive example for all of my children. That means many things. It means following the golden rule. It means providing a safe place for my family to live and providing healthy food and providing everything else they need to be as healthy as possible.

I have been lucky enough to have a very healthy family and a healthy family history , but I have slowly gained weight over the years. No matter how good your family health history is, if you put on the pounds that affects your health.

As I've grown older over the years I've grown wider also. That's wider, not wiser. Hopefully wiser also, though. I've always felt very young and I've always felt that I could be active and participate in sports if the opportunity arose. But recently I've realized that really isn't as true as I have believed it to be. So, I decided that that was the final straw. I needed to lose that extra weight. But, I know I'm not the only parent out there. Parents weight loss is very important.

Why. Parents need to set positive examples for our kids. If we do not continue to do this our kids will continue to think that obesity is just a part of life. I was at the grocery store the other day and was in the snack food aisle. There was a family doing their grocery shopping. There was a mother and father and 2 boys. The mother and father were quite overweight. The kids, close to if not in their teenage years, were overweight also. The mother and father loaded up the cart with all kinds of unhealthy snacks, potato chips, cupcakes, and so forth. The kids followed right along asking the parents for the same kind of snacks.

There is no doubt in my mind that those kids are headed for obesity if they do not get back on track. Parents weight loss is very important for kids. They need to realize that being healthy is important to their parents. If they do not realize this the pattern will continue and they will continue to eat the wrong things. Parents weight loss is important for many other reasons.

Parents need to be around for their kids. I had another friend who was a very athletic person when he was younger. As he grew older he had two kids and also added on the weight as I did. He went into his doctor for a physical one day. Most things were good but one important thing didn't check out too well. His cholesterol level was extremely high. His doctor told him that he should eat better and lose some of those extra pounds or his health would start going downhill and other consequences would follow. I had a conversation with him and he shared that he knew what the doctor was going to say before he went into his appointment. He did not have the energy he had previously and couldn't keep up with his kids with all that extra weight.

Parents weight loss is important for their health. Parents weight loss is crucial to be the kind of parent everyone wants to be. Parents weight loss will help you to participate in your kids activities as well as prolong your life. Parents weight loss will improve your mental well being and just help you to feel better all around. You need to be healthy for your kids and your kids will be happy with their parents weight loss.

As someone who has been trying to be healthy and lose those extra pounds I have read through many sources of information and want to share it with others. I would also like to point the readers of my articles in the right direction toward a complete weight loss plan. If you would like to learn more about taking control of your body, dieting, and healthy weight loss, visit my site to begin your healthier lifestyle today.


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