Obesity has become one of the top reasons many people worldwide develop and experience health issues as they age. Obese children are at a higher risk of becoming obese adults, and as doctors and other medical professionals warn, being overweight at any age can harm your physical and mental health. The good news is that parents can help prevent childhood obesity by developing simple healthy habits in their homes.

Watch the video below as TopLine MD Alliance affiliated Pediatrician, Dr. Juan Carlos Millon, explains how parents can motivate children of any age to be active. Some tips include incorporating exercise during playtime, creating family routines like walking the dog every afternoon or modeling good behavior yourself and participating in an active lifestyle.

Looking to Improve Your Family’s Physical Activity? A TopLine MD Alliance Affiliated Pediatrician Can Help

The TopLine MD Alliance consists of a group of top-of-the-line medical physicians and care teams who are committed to an exceptional patient experience while helping them coordinate their care. If you don’t already have a pediatrician for your child, find a provider today for expert guidance.

Dr. Juan Carlos MillonDr. Juan Carlos Millon is a proud member of the TopLine MD Alliance practicing Pediatrics in Miami-Dade and Broward County.

The TopLine MD Alliance is an association of independent physicians and medical practice groups who are committed to providing a higher standard of healthcare services. The members of the TopLine MD Alliance have no legal or financial relationship with one another. The TopLine MD Alliance brand has no formal corporate, financial or legal ties to any of the affiliated physicians or practice groups.