Category: childrens nutrition

Importance of staying active when you have a family

July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Importance of staying active when you have a family

By Betty Murray The majority of what your children learn about nutrition and healthy lifestyle, they will learn at home. While educational and extracurricular activities can supplement what is taught at home, children are most likely to follow the example of their parents. It is most important that your children see you caring for your own […]

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The “F” Word: The Truth About Fat

May 16, 2014 0 Comments
The “F” Word: The Truth About Fat

By Betty Murray A focus on the word “fat” may actually lead to obesity, especially in young girls. In a long-term study, psychology researchers at UCLA found that young girls who were labeled as “fat” by 10 years of age were more likely to become obese as a teenager. The study, which was published in late […]

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Tips for a Healthy Halloween

October 26, 2012 0 Comments
Tips for a Healthy Halloween

By Betty Murray Halloween is a holiday packed full of thrills and chills for kids and adults alike. It is also packed full of sugar and sweets. Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without trick-or-treating, but before your kids fill up their buckets of candy, take some time to prepare for a “healthier” Halloween. Try these [...]

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