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Healthy Tips to Prevent Childhood Diabetes

EAT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

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EAT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Whoever said an apple a day keeps the doctor away may have been on to something. According to the American Diabetes Association, making sure your child eats at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day can help prevent diabetes (and no, pizza sauce does not count as a vegetable). A good guideline is to fill half of your child's plate with fruits and vegetables and pair those with smaller servings of lean proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy.

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