A Danish Weight Loss Programme

A Danish Weight Loss Programme

taken from a BBC website article - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29755469
The child's doctor creates a tailored plan with 15-20 strategies, which could include:
1 - No crunchy muesli or fruit yoghurts for breakfast - choosing oatmeal, dark brown bread, meat and fish instead
2 - No fast food or white bread for lunch; choose brown bread, meat, fish and vegetables instead
3 - Portions served up in the kitchen - no pots and pans at the dining table
4 - Plate proportions for dinner should be: half vegetables, a quarter brown rice, pasta or potatoes, and a quarter low fat fish or meat
5 - Wait 20 minutes before having second helpings - this allows time for the body to feel full
6 - Feel satisfied after each meal
7 - Only two pieces of fruit per day
8 - Fast food only once a month
9 - Sweets only once a week
10 - Snack only once a week
11 - Limit juice, iced tea, cocoa, soda or lemonade to once weekly - only half a litre in total
12 - Cycle or walk to school
13 - Organised physical activity eg dancing, handball or gymnastics
14 - Free physical activities like walking/biking after school, walking the dog or trampolining
15 - Screen time (television, computer or tablet) limited to two hours per day
16 - No television/computer access until 5pm
17 - Set a regular, early bedtime