Everett Clinic pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson shares insight and interprets the latest findings and recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on KING5 Evening News Mondays in a segment called Ask Dr. Swanson.
Recently, she answered parents' questions about summer safety and how to help kids transition from school to summer and back. She talked about suncreen use and preventing drowning as well as ways to keep kids active and eating healthy this summer.
Here's a quick guide to summer health.
- 7: breakfast 7 days a week
- 5: 5 helpings of fruits and veggies daily
- 2: screen time 2 hours or less
- 1: be active for 1 hour
- 0: cut down on soda and sugary drinks