Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Heart Health
(HealthDay News) -- A child is never too young to practice heart-healthy habits, which may help even more as the child gets older.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these heart-healthy habits for kids:
Feed children a heart-healthy diet including low-fat dairy products.
Tell your child's pediatrician about any family history of heart disease.
Consider regular cholesterol screening, especially if the child is adopted and family history isn't available.
Promote plenty of regular exercise.
Help your child maintain a healthy weight.
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