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May 20, 2011

Simple games get kids moving and promote fun family time

Sometimes it is the simple things in life that are the most fun and healthy!I had my 7 year old niece visiting with me last weekend and she brought her brand new pink rubber ball with her.  We went to our neighborhood schoolyard to play some basketball...
May 09, 2011

Fit Kids In Weeks with three simple workout and activity steps

Helping your kids reach a level of fitness that makes them feel good and look good is NOT complicated. It is rather simple, but do not confuse that to mean easy.If you or your children/teens are overweight, let’s be clear, the choices you have made and...
Apr 20, 2011

Screen Free week promotes activity to families and kids

This is just a quick reminder that this is National Screen Free Week. it is not too late if you have not started, you can start today!For more information and resources and ideas, read: Plan your family event for Screen Free Week! Turn off the TV F...
Apr 18, 2011

YMCA Healthy Kids Event teaches kids about fun healthy choices

We want to thank all the parents and teachers that came by our booth.  We had a lot of fun meeting everyone and sharing information about our free nutrition education website.We were also in Foster City the weekend before and met many parents and teach...
Apr 15, 2011

Promote healthy foods with fun kids and parents costumes

Getting your child excited about healthy foods can sometimes require a little creativity and imagination!I am always looking for fun new ways to get kids excited about fruits and vegetables.  Those are the two food groups that most kids do not eat enou...
Apr 13, 2011

Nourish Interactive participates in YMCA National Healthy Kids Day

This Saturday, April 16th is National YMCA Healthy Kids Day YMCAs all around the country will be hosting fun health promotional events for families. Healthy Kids Day™ is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well...
Mar 28, 2011

Plan your family event for Screen Free Week! Turn off the TV

On April 18-24, children, families, schools, and communities around the country will turn off their TV for one full week!  It’s a chance to unplug and read, play, daydream, create, explore nature, and spend more time with family and friends.Since 1996,...
Jan 21, 2011

New research shows that video games very promising in promoting behavior changes in children

I was very excited to read about new research that shows the use of video games promoted positive behavioral changes in children that participated in the study.133 children aged 10-12 participated in the study.  Kids were put in two groups.  One group ...
Nov 22, 2010

Thanksgiving is also a great time to be active- play games together

It is the beginning of holiday season!  I love this season, so much family time.  But there can also be too much food time.Did you know the average person will eat about 4000  calories on Thanksgiving Day?  And many people will gain  anywhere from 2-7 ...
Nov 08, 2010

Healthy Monday - Teach kids to increase energy with exercise

Elevate your family's energy this Monday.This Monday teach kids to make an effort to take the stairs instead of the elevator. Your family's stamina will increase and you’ll have more energy!Thanks to Healthy Monday organization for sharing their monday...
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