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Mar 12, 2010

Printable 'Lucky' Nutrition Activities for Kids- St Patrick's Day reminds us that Lucky Green starts with Healthy Greens

It is almost St Patrick's Day and that means put your lucky "Green On". Holidays are a fun way to incorporate nutrition and healthy eating habits! St Patrick's Day is certainly no exception. We have created some very cute and positive nut...
Feb 24, 2010

Get kids moving during indoors with fun kids' aerobics dvd

I came across this video about kids being active.  I love the music.  Made me get up from my computer and break out some moves.With the weather still being pretty cold, here is a fun aerobics video for kids, you can even do the DVD with them. Make bein...
Feb 22, 2010

New report shows kids spend too much time in front of entertainment devices

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a report in January showing just how much time kids were spending on entertainment media, like tv, video, computer, ipod etc in a typical day.  The study was conducted with kids from 8 to 18 years old.You may surpr...
Feb 17, 2010

Let's Move - new organization devoted to helping kids get healthier

Michelle Obama speaks out on the new initiative "Let's Move"Let’s Move will give parents the support they need, provide healthier food in schools, help our kids to be more physically active, and make healthy, affordable food available in every part of ...
Feb 05, 2010

H is for Healthy Diet Kids Book teaches kids about the fun of eating healthy food!

I just read a very colorful  little book called, "H is for Healthy Diet" by Keith Turner.This mini book is packed with good information and tips about healthy eating and why it is important.  It is great book for older kids to read for themselves.  I t...
Feb 01, 2010

Six misleading food claims to watch out for when shopping for healthy foods.

I just read an article that talked about the misleading claims on food packaging.  This was a hot topic at the Childhood Obesity Conference last June because marketers are finding ways to make their brand sound really healthy! When in fact, their claim...
Jan 13, 2010

Pediatric nurse develops 12 part series to help parents with overweight children.

If your child is overweight and you are worried about how to best help them lose weight in a healthy way, I recommend seeing your pediatrician and having a meeting set with the pediatric dietitian.But there are also a great deal of good, credible resou...
Jan 01, 2010

Happy New Year from Nourish Interactive

Just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that another year has rolled by. We believe that the best way to fight childhood obesity and keep our kids healthy is through early fun nutrition education. We thank...
Dec 30, 2009

Salad bars may be coming to a school near you! More fruits and vegetables for kids.

The Children's Fruit and Vegetable Act of 2009 was introduced to Capitol Hill on December 16th.  This bill essentially would require all elementary schools to offer a salad bar as part of their lunch program.Research has shown that having a variety of ...
Dec 23, 2009

Healthy holiday fun name cards for the table promote health.

Everyone is getting ready for the holiday and looking for creative ways to liven up their table. Remember, how I am always saying to make nutrition fun. Well here is a simple and free activity that reminds kids to be healthy!For your special holiday ...
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