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Sep 10, 2008

Liver disease now seen in kids

The American Liver Foundation is estimating that 2-5% of American children over the age of 5 have a condition called fatty liver disease. Nearly all of them are obese or overweight. This condition has been reported in recent medical studies in children...
Sep 01, 2008

Build your child's some strong bones

I just read a little fact that 90% of girls and 75% of boys between 9 and 13 years old do not get the recommended amount of calcium, according to the National osteoporosis Foundation.Calcium is so important for growing bones and for preventing osteopor...
Aug 27, 2008

Back To School Nutrition Tips: Good Nutrition Can Mean Good Grades

It is back to school time. The summer sure passed by fast!This may not be new news but certainly worth reminding. I know already blogged about this but here is a new statistic released by the American Dietitic Association40% of girl and 32% of boys w...
Aug 25, 2008

Healthy Monday- Nuts are a nutritious snack for kids

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!Looking for some great snacks to put in your child's lunchbox. How about a handful of nuts. Nuts ...
Aug 15, 2008

Eating healthy during family fun time

Families are on the road for a short drive and an enjoyable "staycation" during the last couple of weeks before school starts. With gas being so expensive, many families are opting out of the usual big travel plans and driving shorter distances for fam...
Aug 13, 2008

Fruits and vegetables...and kids

It seems with the childhood obesity crisis our nation is facing researchers have begun to study the nutrition habits of preschoolers. We know that habits are being learned...formed during this time. Washington University is studying how to get preschoo...
Aug 08, 2008

Let's not get stuck on a label for childhood obesity, let's get moving on solutions

Well, according to this article, England's government has now created a new national policy measuring program that essentially will send height and weight measurements home as part of a school report card.Here is a few interesting notes: they will no...
Jul 28, 2008

Healthy Monday: Healthy tanning

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!Tan healthy this week. More than 90 percent of all skin cancers are caused by sun exposure and ne...
Jul 18, 2008

Are your kids getting enough activity?

According to the latest study published by the National Institutes of Health, children between the ages of 9 and 15 were not getting the recommended amount of daily activity. According to the the new MyPyramid guidelines, children need at least one ho...
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...
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