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Jan 28, 2009

Small Change Summit- A Healthier America One Change at a Time

I had the opportunity to attend the "Small Change" summit held by the USDA in Washington DC earlier this month. I was invited to attend as a representative for Nourish Interactive along with other corporate partners. Corporate partners are organizati...
Jan 26, 2009

Study Doctors Don't Always Diagnosis an Overweight Child- Online Children's BMI Calculator

I know this may seem surprising. Maybe even shocking to many of us, but according to a recent study published in Pediatrics Journal, doctors are not informing parents when their kids are overweight or obese.Here is what the study found: 10% of the k...
Jan 23, 2009

What to do with the Picky Eater?

First of all, don't despair. That leads to frustration and stress at meal times. That doesn't help you or the child. Be patient there is no magic solutions because kids, like us adults, have different personalities, tolerance levels, patience, moods et...
Jan 21, 2009

Nourish Interactive Announces Winner of Healthy Juicer- Mini Survey Drawing and Special Savings Offer

Nourish Interactive thanks all who shared their opinion by taking our mini survey! Thanks to Jason at, I was able to host a giveaway for a Free Lexen Healthy Electric Fruit and Veggie Juicer ($149 value). I've got to say thank ...
Jan 19, 2009

Taxes on sugary drinks, but will it make the difference? Childhood obesity prevention strategies

A tax on soda and sugary drinks is being proposed in some states as a way to fight childhood obesity. In New York, for example, they are proposing an 18% tax on these type of beverages. But is this the direction we should be moving in our fight to im...
Jan 19, 2009

Healthy Monday Tips- Family activities lead to healthy habits

Build healthy habits together as a family this winter. Skate at an ice rink. Pop popcorn with a hot air popper. Shovel snow and build an igloo. Stroll after dinner with the dog (don't forget to carry a flashlight). Mondays are a great day to ren...
Jan 16, 2009

Yummy for your Tummy helps parents improve family nutrition- free healthy recipes booklet

Sometimes you run across a great little gem. Yummy for your Tummy is a cute healthy recipe booklet for families. The booklet is going to be distributed for free at Luckys Grocery Stores but I didn't have good luck finding it yet. But I did find it o...
Jan 12, 2009

Childhood obesity prevention tips to combat unhealthy food advertising

With the increasing reports about the childhood obesity epidemic, the high-sugary, high-fatty food manufacturers are jumping quickly on the bandwagon to position themselves as advocates for healthier eating with new healthier foods and advertising poli...
Jan 09, 2009

Kids nutrition study: Fast foods don't meet the nutrient requirements your kids need

This is the first nutrition study to really examine the nutrients in fast food kids meals. The study reported: 25% of kids, 4 t0 8 years of age, eat fast food on a typical day 97% did not serve kids meals that provided the recommended nutrition kids...
Jan 05, 2009

Set your family up for a success with your New Year healthy resolutions.

This is that time of the year, where we are all (yes, me too!) are gung-ho to start our New Year's Resolutions. Did you know that most people will have abandon their goals within 90 days?Maybe part of the problem is that we look at it as a "New Year"...
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