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Apr 16, 2010

YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 17, 2010 - Promote healthy habits in a fun way

Tomorrow is the YMCA Healthy Kids Day and there will be activities and events hosted throughout the United States.  Talk about a fun event that is all about reminding kids about the importance of daily exercise and healthy eating!This year's theme is "...
Apr 14, 2010

Nourish Interactive is recognized for nutrition education

We are proud to share the news that Nourish Interactive was acknowledged for our nutrition education program by the San Mateo County (California) Supervisors this week. We were recognized specifically for our work in creating a healthier county thro...
Apr 12, 2010

Healthy Monday - Being active helps you relax and reduce stress.

Get active and relax.Physical activity reduces stress by relaxing your muscles and improving your mood. Make this Move it Monday and experience the difference!Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will find some healthy...
Apr 07, 2010

National Public Health Week - creating a healthy America one community at at time

This week is National Public Health Week.  This is a time that reminds each one of us about the important health issues that face our nation.  Childhood obesity is now one of those health issues that challenges us to work together to find solutions and...
Mar 15, 2010

Michelle Obama leads the nation in the fight against childhood obesity.

Michelle Obama is taking a front seat in the fight against childhood obesity.  She reminds us that today, one-third of all American children are overweight or obese. The rate is even higher among African Americans, and one-half of all minority childr...
Mar 01, 2010

Parents don't realize when their child is overweight - new study says

Can you tell if your child is overweight?According to a new study, you may be underestimating your child's weight. A large proportion of the parents of overweight children—and especially mothers, who are surveyed more often—do not perceive their childr...
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 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 15, 2010

Healthy Monday - Take a look at your resolutions

Most holiday pledges are broken in the first few weeks of the New Year. Teach your children how to focus on healthy goals each and every Monday to maintain the momentum you need to make real change!Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. E...
Feb 15, 2010

President Obama announces a new task force to fight childhood obesity

A very exciting and ambitious goal was set by President Obama this week.President Obama has announced that a task force on Childhood Obesity has been created.Spurred by the sad fact that: kids are predicted to have a shorter life span than their pare...
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