There is no argument whatsoever that the rates of obesity are increasing in the United States. There may be a number of theories as to why this is happening but lack of physical activity and poor eating habits may top the list. The fast pace of today's society seems to limit the time some spend engaging in physical exercise or preparing healthy foods. Unfortunately, this busy lifestyle can inadvertently have negative effects on our young children as they too can suffer from excessive weight gain. If lifestyle changes are not made, the health and wellness of an individual can be at risk. Attending an obesity health and wellness camp for kids in the USA will not just educate these children, it will put them on the path to a healthier lifestyle.
Showing kids that physical activity does not necessarily require a grueling regime of push-ups, sit-ups or jumping jacks; not that there is anything wrong with this. It can involve having fun on wilderness treks and adventures. Being challenged and empowered to use current skills and learn new methods to overcome obstacles as well as building self-esteem and confidence as personal goals are achieved.
Taking part in a complete holistic foods program, kids learn it isn't always about how much but what foods are eaten. Taking responsibility for cooking their own meals, kids will learn to properly prepare delicious, nutritious holistic meals; a skill that will not only benefit themselves for a life time but even their entire families.
For those kids whose poor eating habits or other behaviors may be the result of emotional concerns or other external influences, an intense but nurturing multilevel therapy approach will get to the root cause of any poor choices being made. This will ensure the whole person is looked after and not just the symptoms of any other problems.
For more information regarding the benefits of an obesity health and wellness camp for kids in the USA, give us a call today at Rites of Passage NW Wilderness Therapy (800)794-0980. The right path to a healthier lifestyle.