24-hour activity guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits, Singapore News & Top Stories

Posted on Category:Healthy Lifestyle

Guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits were launched yesterday after it was found that young people spent too much time on screen viewing, got inadequate sleep and did not exercise enough.

The guidelines give parents and children step-by-step suggestions on how to strike a balance between using devices like phones and laptops, and undertaking more physical activity.

They stem from international guidelines and a KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) survey, which polled 100 parents of children aged five to 14, in November.

The poll found that 43 per cent did not do any vigorous physical activity, while 32 per

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