- Discuss in more detail what the family and child can do together to maintain a healthier lifestyle
- Focus on supporting healthy behaviours and positive lifestyle habits
- Assist the family to consider their options and set achievable goals
Hear from Dr Kean Seng Lim, General Practitioner at Mt Druitt Medical Centre and AMA (NSW) Vice President 2017 discuss childhood overweight and obesity and what health professionals can do to help their patients using a virtual shopping tour.
Make Healthy Normal
With over half the adults in NSW overweight or obese, we are living in an environment where being unhealthy has become normal. People who are above a healthy weight have an increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The good news? It’s never too late to make a change, We need to change normal. We need to make healthy normal.
With more than one in five kids in NSW overweight or obese, this joint initiative between the NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Department of Education, Office of Sport and the Heart Foundation (NSW Division) is an important resource for parents and kids alike.
Active Kids program
Parents and carers of school-aged children enrolled in an approved sport or fitness activity can receive a $100 voucher to cover registration and participation costs.
Visit the NSW Government Office of Sport for more information.
Apply for an Active Kids voucher at the Service NSW website.