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For most people, healthy patterns of diet and physical activity begin at home. In fact, recent studies indicate that the general health and obesity of parents is a powerful indicator for the health outcomes of children.

These influences start very early: research shows that nutrition during the first thousand days – starting during pregnancy and continuing to age two – plays a significant role in determining an individual’s health over his or her entire lifetime.

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