New exercise guidelines for babies and toddlers

The fight against obesity is now being waged on kids under 5 as well.

The British government has issued guidelines saying children under the age of five including those who can't even walk yet should exercise every day.

In its first such guidelines for children that young, the health department said kids under five who can walk should be physically active for at least three hours a day.

Officials also said parents should reduce the amount of time kids spend being sedentary while watching television or being strapped in a stroller.
 

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