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Jul 19, 2010

Healthy Monday- Lower your kids saturated fats

Think beyond the fryerWhen eating out this week choose steamed, broiled or grilled dishes instead of greasy fried foods for your family. It’s a simple switch that will drastically cut your family's saturated fat intake!Mondays are a great day to renew ...
Feb 26, 2010

Top 10 Ways to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits for a Healthy Heart- The American Heart Association

As we come to the end of February, National Heart Health Month here are some great tips to keep in mind all year long.The American Heart Association's top ten ways to help kids develop healthy habits.  This should sound pretty familiar, but it is alway...
Jan 25, 2010

Healthy Kids Challenge Organization promotes healthy foods with a recipe contest for 7th and 8th graders.

I wanted to share with you a recipe contest that is open to all 7 and 8th graders. Our partner, Healthy Kids Challenge, is hosting a Stirring Up Health™ National Middle School Recipe Contest. March 13, 2010 Entry deadline Apri...
Jan 15, 2010

Teach kids the joy and healthiness of a delicious bowl of soup

January is National Soup Month!It's winter, it's cold and it's time for some soup.  Soup is a great meal or complement to a meal.My five top reasons I think soup is great for the family. Its warmth is soothing to the tummy on cold days and nights. T...
Jan 06, 2010

Oatmeal month reminds us of the healthy benefits of eating oatmeal

It's Oatmeal Month!  So I guess I should start by saying "Happy Oatmeal"!Did you know that more oatmeal will be eaten this month than any other month of the year.  In fact, according to the Quaker Oats company, Americans buy enough oatmeal in January t...
Dec 07, 2009

Gift giving ideas- Healthy gifts for kids and family

Holiday season is gift giving time. Yes, I know, it came too fast, wasn't it just Halloween?Well back to gift giving... gift giving time provides an opportunity to promote healthy choices to kids. How? You can shop for healthy gifts and thereby teac...
Oct 02, 2009

Latino Nutrition Month reminds us of that are many healthy recipes for families!

It is Latino Nutrition Month from September 15 through October 15. This was announced by the Latino Nutrition Coalition and Oldways organization. Their goal is to raise awareness amongst the Latino community that making healthy choices can reduce the...
Sep 09, 2009

Back to School with Mangos - lots of healthy fruit snack food alternatives for kids

Back to school time can signify hectic schedules, homework and lots of eating on-the-go, but it doesn’t mean your family can afford to slack off on their physical fitness or healthy lifestyle. Jango Mango, official mango ambassador for the National M...
Jul 06, 2009

Healthy Monday - Make outdoor eating healthy

This Monday make outdoor eating healthy Choose lean-meats and fat-free hot dogs on whole grain buns.   Add cucumbers, tomatoes and sprouts for crunch, flavor and vitamins.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will fi...
Jun 29, 2009

Healthy Monday - Color up your child's salad with fruits!

This Monday prepare for the 4th with fruit Go red, white and blue with pomegranate, bananas and grapes in your salad. Blend strawberries, plain non-fat yogurt and blueberries for a smoothie rich in flavor and antioxidants.Mondays are a great day to re...
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