How to Raise Heart Smart Kids!

Pediatrician Dr. George Bengston had some advice for parents to get their kids off to a heart healthy start in life. Physical activity and exercise are key elements of a healthy lifestyle. For tips on fun activities for kids click here. When it comes to food:

1) Watch portion size

2) Serve healthy ,not processed, snacks

3) Avoid drive-thru/fast-food

4) Families should eat together whenever possible

5) Everyone stays at the table until everyone's done (de-emphasizes "wolfing it down" in order to leave the table)

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