We must not forget the importance of a healthy diet. Diet and activity habits develop in childhood. It is crucial that parents teach their children the importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables beginning at a young age. A well balanced diet allows children to grow and develop healthy and strong bones, brains and immune systems. Combining a healthy diet along with adequate physical acitivty will help kids to maintain a healthy body weight. Make eating healthy fun by creating a colorful plate full of nutritious foods with your child!