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Jun 24, 2009

Another "Shout out" to Michelle Obama for modeling the fun of healthy eating to kids

First Lady Michelle Obama invited children from the Bancroft Elementary School to harvest the vegetables they had planted in March at the White House's vegetable garden.The students helped pick the vegetables and then taking it another step further...k...
Jun 22, 2009

Georgia State wants schools to monitor a child's BMI score

Georgia State has just introduced a bill that would have schools tracking a child's body mass index (BMI). So in addition to reading, writing, math and other subjects we may be asking them to track a child's BMI. Learn more about your child's BMI.The ...
Jun 22, 2009

Healthy Monday - Regular dental visits keeps the whole family smiling.

 This Monday shine up your family's smile. Skip the dentist and risk losing those pearly whites. Schedule a professional cleaning twice a year, plus a check up for oral cancer, tooth decay and gum disease.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Healt...
Jun 19, 2009

Nourish Interactive Partners with Healthy Kids Challenge to Promote Healthy Families

I am happy to announce that we are partners with Healthy Kids Challenge. We share a common vision and goal and by working together we can further our cause to promote healthy kids and healthy families. What is the Healthy Kids Challenge?...
Jun 17, 2009

Father's Day Cards and Gift of Time Certificates Coloring Pages - Great Gifts for Kids to Give Dad

It is that time of the year, where kids (adults too!) stop and recognize how great dads are. There are many ways for kids to thank dad for his fun and loving ways that don't cost money. With father's day quickly approaching, we have created some...
Jun 15, 2009

Childhood Obesity Conference 2009 Highlights

I attended the Childhood Obesity Conference in Los Angeles, CA last week. There were over 1500 participants ranging from teachers, health care providers, pediatricians, government officials and kids health-related organizations. It was very inspirin...
Jun 15, 2009

Healthy Monday - Great day for the family to get moving and be active

The family that moves together on Monday, sticks together all week. Start this Monday with a family stroll around the block. Hike, swim or shoot hoops. Bond while you build health! Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you ...
Jun 12, 2009

Is it okay for grandma to spoil your child with too much sweets?

Grandparents, they are so loving to their grandkids. But what do you do if the grandparent is teaching your kids unhealthy habits? I was at a graduation party last weekend and noticed a grandparent feeding her grandchild the following: chocolate ch...
Jun 10, 2009

Kids and high blood pressure - Is your pediatrician screening your child?

High blood pressure and children are usually not something we think about in the same sentence. Most parents would not worry about their child having high blood pressure because we think this is an adult disease.These facts about hypertension in child...
Jun 08, 2009

Healthy Monday - Keep your skin healthy

This Monday ban the tan More than 90% of skin cancers are caused by sun exposure. Apply sunscreen daily on your child and yourself and teach your child to wear a wide-brim hat. Also, adults should have a dermatologist check your skin every year.Mond...
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