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Oct 25, 2008

Some Scarrrry Facts About Halloween, Kids Halloween Candy, Nutrition and Sugar Facts

Scary facts and healthy solutions for a healthier Halloween! According to the US Census Bureau, the Average American eats 25 pounds of candy every year with a large portion of that eaten during Halloween time.If your child eats 12 treats that is about...
Oct 24, 2008

The colors of the rainbow found in healthy foods.

You will often hear the fruits and vegetables promoted for all the color they offer. It is one of the "fun" features of fruits and vegetables, the fact that they do come in so many colors. Just like kids use crayons to make fun pictures, fruits and veg...
Oct 22, 2008

Halloween Treats boo Nutrition

Halloween can be a time where kids just get loaded on candy treats. That is a big boo on nutrition. (okay, I tried) It is not that have treats once in a while is bad, but often these treats dominate the entire day or several days. Candy bought for ...
Oct 20, 2008

Nutrition Tips: Healthy Halloween Tips- Top 10 tips to avoid the Halloween Sugar Overload

Halloween is sugartime. Is there any hopes in controlling the amount of sugar that our kids eat during this time. It's hard but here is some suggestions I found in this article.I hope some of these Halloween nutrition tips help: Decide with childre...
Oct 17, 2008

Family Nutrition News- requiring nutrition labels in restaurants

In California, Governor Schwarzenegger is reviewing a bill, SB 1420, that would require certain food chains to put their nutritional information on their menu.Do you think that would make a difference in food choices, for you, for your children?Just i...
Oct 15, 2008

Family Nutrition: Kids Cereals Still High in Sugar

Consumer Report has released a report about the nutrition of cereals.Here is what they reported: that some of the most sugary cereals, over 40% and over 50% in sugar, are heavily marketing to kids Are we surprised to find that the high sugar food...
Oct 13, 2008

Healthy Family Nutrition Tips- Help your child to eat more fruit

A great deal of children get their fruit servings from juice. While 100% juice is good and full of vitamins, the problem is there is a lot of sugar. And your child could be getting the same servings with so much less calories.I know. Can't we just b...
Oct 13, 2008

Healthy Monday: Healthy Breakfast Tips- Don't let the kids run on empty

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!Don't let your kids run on empty! Kids who skip breakfast don't save calories they feel sluggish ...
Oct 08, 2008

Family nutrition tips- avoid the top 10 mistakes parents make

I know, it's hard to be a parent. I made many of the mistakes listed below and I am a nurse. But hey, no handbook so we do the best we can. I share this with you not to emphasize what we as parents do "wrong". But rather, to debunk many of the my...
Oct 06, 2008

Healthy Monday- Laugh and dance

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!Have more fun on Monday! Laughing, dancing and having a good time with your children is good for ...
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