With an alarming increase in Childhood Obesity rates, (World Health Organization estimates more than 42 million overweight children in the world) the main objectives of Gasol Foundation are focused on drastically reducing these numbers by highlighting, among other things, the importance of physical activity. Nowadays, technology has an active presence in the daily routines of young people. However, with proper use, these devices can be a useful tool in the fight against Childhood Obesity. Therefore, we created these downloadable “The 10 Commandments of Screen Use & Time” with healthy tips about the proper use of screens aimed for children and their families.
Things to Keep in Mind
- World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that children spend 1 to 2 hours per day in front of a screen.
- Experts recommend not to use devices before the age of 2.