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Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic Begins with Diet, Exercise, and Encouragement

Childhood obesity is a health epidemic that continues to impact America’s homes and schools, and is currently estimated to affect one in five children nationwide. Though statistics from the CDC show that numbers have remained relatively stable in recent years, the total figure has more than tripled since the 1970s. Because obesity can potentially lead Read More…

5 Ways to Navigate Unhealthy Children’s Menus at Restaurants

How do you feel about a side of bad news with that not-so-happy meal? More than one third of America’s children are either overweight or obese, and too few restaurants are offering menu items that meet nutritional standards. It should come as no surprise, really. The writing has been on the wall – or, more Read More…

4 Tips for Teaching Healthy Eating Habits to Children During the Holidays

The holidays are here, and no matter how hard you may try to prevent it, those visions of sugarplums are simply going to dance, dance, dance. Studies have shown that children pursue holiday treats even after finishing a healthy meal. Hoping they’ll lose interest in chocolate kisses after turkey and stuffing? It’s a losing game. Read More…

20 Healthy Snacks for Your Kids

Usually, the least nutritious time of the day is the period after school and before dinner. During this time, kids generally reach for fatty and unhealthy snacks, such as chips and soda, and sit in front of the TV to watch their favorite shows. Then, after filling up, they are usually not even hungry for Read More…

How to Raise Healthy Eaters

Although our meals have become faster – and fattier – in nature, many parents still have to endure the occasional meal time tantrum when children do not want to eat what is given to them. Whether it’s because of allergies, intolerances, or dislikes, parents are finding it harder and harder to feed their family healthy Read More…

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