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Children

Eating well and being active every day will help kids maintain a healthy weight.

Start by following Canada's Food Guide and Canada’s Physical Activity Guide for children ages 0 - 4 (PDF), ages 5 - 11 (PDF) and youth (PDF).

Check out the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for children ages 5 - 11 and youth aged 12 - 17.

Browse these pages to find out how to help children develop healthy weight habits, and how to get to a healthy weight.

Click here for more information on healthy eating basics and physical activity.

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