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Thanks for joining us on this journey to learn about how we can prevent childhood obesity!

Over the past four weeks, we have learned about the crucial roles that nutrition, physical activity, screen time, and sleep play in the lives of young children. Together we have explored how a delicate balance of these elements is necessary to prevent obesity and establish healthy patterns for children.

“Childhood obesity and its associated diseases are mostly preventable. And considering that patterns established early in children’s lives have the potential to develop into lifelong patterns, it is important that we make a conscious effort to ensure that all children are given the best possible start to life” (Professor Tony Okely, Early Start Research Institute, University of Wollongong)

Whether you’re an early childhood educator, teacher, researcher or parent—you play a key role in making a difference in the lives of children in your community. Together we can use knowledge, experience and strategies to prevent and confront the global obesity epidemic facing today’s children.

Why not get involved and join us? The journey does not end here…

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