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Jul 25, 2008

Nutrition For Kids: Healthy Camp Food - Nutritious Snacks For Summer Campers

Have you checked your child's summer camp? Just a thought, I was at the gym and saw the little group of campers marching to the park for a picnic. When I asked what the kids would be eating, sandwich, chips, cupcakes and juice. It got me thinkin...
Jul 16, 2008

Strokes, increased risk of heart attack's as overweight children get older

Certainly the prediction of stroke and heart attacks in adults is not surprising. But what is scary is the age. We are talking about young adults that are predicted to have these diseases in their thirties. It comes from being overweight for so many...
Jul 14, 2008

Healthy Monday: Seasonal fruit

Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will find some healthy tip to help your family start the week off on a Healthy Note!Enjoy the seasonal bounty of fresh fruits! Use them in appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, and ...
Jul 11, 2008

Cholesterol tests for kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition has just updated its recommendations for cholesterol testing for children. It used to be recommended for children 2 years and older whose parents had risk factors of: Heart disease High choles...
Jul 10, 2008

Fun Learning Activities To Prevent Summer Slide

Today is National Summer Learning Day. Events are happening all over the United States and even worldwide, promoting the importance of learning during summer. At Nourish Interactive, we wholeheartedly support summer learning and that is why we a...
Jul 09, 2008

Pomegranate ranks high as healthy juice

UCLA did a study and reported the top ten healthiest juices. After all, not all juice is created equal.So here they are in order of healthiest: 1. Pomegranate juice 2. Red Wine (okay, this is NOT one for the kids) 3. Concord grape juice 4...
Jun 27, 2008

School ends the year on a nutrition note.

How one school is teaching children about nutrition and keeping it funHere is a great little article about a fun, healthy idea for schools. This school ended the school year by having a "Nutrition Adventures Day". They played games such as a potato ...
Jun 25, 2008

Are your infants/ toddlers getting enough vitamin D?

A study conducted in Boston analyzing infants and toddlers for vitamin D deficiency.Okay, this is serious. The reason the study was initiated was because of a rise in vitamin D deficiency and rickets. The reports were coming from Alaska, Iowa, Nevada,...
Jun 23, 2008

Some do's and don'ts to helping your teen eat healthier.

Seven ways to encourage your teen to eat healthy.This article provides a nice little reminder list of do's and don't for dealing with overweight teenagers or just helping your teenager stay at a healthy weight: Don't nag, don't be the "food cop". It...
Jun 20, 2008

Safeway launches a healthy food line for kids

Safeway is expanding their Eating Right food line to reach out to children. Their new food line, called Eating Right Kids will feature the Warner Brother characters such as Bugs Bunny Tweetey Wile E. Coyote Daffy Ducks The food will have over ...
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