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'Be Well' Book Launches National Movement to Help Moms Instill Healthy Habits and End Childhood Obesity
Date:2/18/2010

ve, with 69 percent citing playing video games, 56 percent citing watching TV, and 51 percent citing playing on the computer as their children's preferable activities to exercise. Decreasing screen time is one of the major levers the book suggests to prevent childhood obesity.

As the book continues to spread into community centers, schools and homes across the nation, the challenges remain clear. Children must have access to affordable, healthy food options and participate in regular physical activity to stay healthy and avoid obesity.

Be Well is available free online at www.BeWellBook.org, in English and Spanish versions, and through local schools and community centers around the nation. The aim of the book is to make it accessible to any parent who wants to start their children on a healthy path.

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