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Aug 08, 2014

The Dangers of Social Media for Our Children's Health

I knew our family had a problem the day we ran out of electric outlets and my youngest son broke down in tears. BUCKETS of tears. Why? His beloved tablet had to remain uncharged for a few minutes while his brothers’ smartphones and iPods juice...
Jul 18, 2014

Super Foods - what are they?

Have you heard of the term, Superfoods? This is now a coined term used to describe those natural foods that are rich in nutrients and lower in calories. This is a term associated frequently with dark leafy vegetables and also berries. But I ha...
Jul 16, 2014

Guide to Gardening At Home - Easy Vegetable Cheat Sheet for Parents

Just got this infographic sent to me and thought "How great is this?" I am a huge advocate of gardening with kids. There are so many studies that promote the relationship between kids gardening and healthier eating habits. If you have been t...
Jul 09, 2014

Nourish Interactive promotes compost to kids with summer giveaway

We are half way through our Summer "Lettuce" Read Giveaway! Get all the details, but honestly, it couldn't be simpler! Just use our website and earn points. The highest point earners win each week! We have partnered with Castle Compost ...
Jun 27, 2014

Don't let summertime become tv time for kids

It's summertime and kids are out of school. So what are they doing to keep busy during what used to be "school time?" Good question. You might be surprised (or maybe not so surprised) to learn that most kids increase their television t...
Jun 23, 2014

Nourish Interactive launches new section to help organizations find funding opportunities!

Looking for grants for your school or organization? We are super excited to share these new resources with you! We have launched a new section in our giveaways web section that focuses on grants, sponsorships and programs that promote hea...
Jun 16, 2014

Milk Substitutes Now Give Your Bones A Fortified Punch

Milk substitutes. What if you have a food allergy to dairy. Then lactose free products are not an option. Here are the three most popular milk substitutes: Almond milk: Almond milk is made from ground almonds and water. You can even ...
Jun 11, 2014

Does Lactose Intolerance Mean You Can't Have Dairy?

With it being national Dairy month, I wanted to continue to discuss the importance of this food group. Dairy is one of the five major food groups listed in My Plate and My Pyramid. The reason this food group is so important is because it provid...
Jun 09, 2014

National Dairy Month - Milk Does A Body Good

June is national Dairy Month! Dairy is an important food group because of the high amounts of calcium, vitamin D and potassium it contains. These are important nutrients for building strong bones and teeth. These are also important in maintain...
Jun 02, 2014

Nourish Interactive recognized for outstanding website

We are pleased to be the recipient of this award. We will continue to do our very best to offer new content and features that promote a healthy lifestyle to children and families. Thank you all for your support! Nourish Thought for the Day:...
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