How do you tackle the problem of childhood obesity– kids eating far too much junk food and not getting enough excercise?
About one-third of children and teens in the USA – about 25 million children — are overweight or on the brink of becoming so, government data show.
The answer: Become a soccer parent.Here are some of the benefits of soccer.
* Children who play soccer learn valuable life skills, like how to get along with others, how to work as a team, and how to deal with disappointment and adversity.
* Children who play team sports like soccer have an easier time making friends and are more social and outgoing.
* Playing soccer and training to be good soccer players helps kids learn healthy habits like exercising and eating healthy.
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