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Sep 02, 2013

Back To School Free Webinars - Promote School Wellness for Parents and Children

Do not miss these free Back to School webinars sponsored by Action for Healthy Kids alliance. Sept 18, 2013, 2:00 pm ET; 1:00 pm CT; 12:00 noon MT; 11:00 am PT (60 minutes) Making the Case for School Wellness | AFHK Parent Leadership Series ...
Aug 30, 2013

Back To School Conversations - What's Important to Kids and Parents

With back to school time, I thought this infographic was pretty interesting. Parent's #1 Concern was: Teachers/Education 34% Grades 23% Bullying 135 The 3 Topics Kids Talked to their parents abou...
Aug 28, 2013

Nutrition for Fertility and Egg Donation Requirements

Good nutrition is not only an integral part of your family’s wellness plan; it can also increase your fertility. Researchers at the University of Pavla, in Pavla, Italy showed a link between proper nutrition and levels of leptin, a hormone whi...
Aug 26, 2013

Reasons to Practice Proper Portion Sizes for Your Children

Providing a healthy meal for your child is only part of ensuring his or her success against obesity. Did you know that many people miscalculate portion sizes on a regular basis? This can attribute to some of the cause in our overweight society...
Aug 19, 2013

Back-to-school tip: Add some water to the lunchbox

Back to School Pledge For Kids Kids drink too many sugary drinks for lunch and as an afterschool snack. This school year make the pledge to help kids substitute one sugary drink for water. Pledge to promote water to ...
Aug 09, 2013

Childhood obesity in preschoolers has declined

A new report released by the CDC states that childhood obesity in preschoolers has declined in several states*. Obesity rates decreased slightly in 19 of 43 states and territories. Obesity rates increased slightly in 3 of 43 st...
Jul 31, 2013

Summer learning - don't let your kids experience a summer slide in knowledge

Summer is here for a few more weeks and then kids are back to school. But did summer take a little toll on your child's learning? There is a great deal of focus on the importance of keeping kids mentally and cognitively engaged during summer so...
Jul 29, 2013

Children's Dental Health Statistics Remind Us To Get Kids Brushing!

With summer here and kids eating more snacks, it is so important to maintain good dental health. We talk a lot about healthy snacks but healthy teeth are a combination of healthy eating and healthy dental habits. Unfortunately, the Centers for Dis...
Jul 19, 2013

Wellness for the Family

Six years ago, my son was diagnosed with autism, and for my family, the initial experience of his diagnosis through us all off balance. As parents, my husband and I were consumed with grief and shock that our young son who seemed to be developing so...
Jul 15, 2013

Kids Health: Reducing Sugar in Children’s Diets

Sugar is found in a myriad of different kids health foods – sometimes without us even suspecting it is there. Alarmingly, sugar isn’t just in the obvious, like lollies and soft drinks, it is often a key ingredient in fruit juice, fla...
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