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12 July 2011

Fight obesity: let babies exercise

Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government has said in its first advice for its youngest citizens.

Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government says in its first ever advice for its youngest citizens.

In a new campaign against obesity, Britain issued guidelines, saying that children under the age of five, including babies who can't even walk yet  should exercise every day.

Like the British, American experts say parents should limit the amount of time babies spend in swings, bouncy seats or other equipment while they're awake.

 
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