Father and daughter practise Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Experts say parents should encourage children to eat healthily and exercise, and educate them about the dangers of smoking to combat obesity. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Poor diet, lack of exercise in childhood a ticking time bomb – how to live longer, healthy lives

  • Children who are overweight, obese or living unhealthy lifestyles have an elevated risk of suffering heart attack or a stroke as adults, big new study finds
  • Childhood is the time to instil good eating and exercise habits in your children, and setting a positive example for them to follow will help
Topic |   Wellness
Father and daughter practise Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Experts say parents should encourage children to eat healthily and exercise, and educate them about the dangers of smoking to combat obesity. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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