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Simple Tips to Keep Young Athletes Healthy

Taking up a sport or joining a sports team is a great way for kids and teens to build strong bones and muscles, but what…


Fun Food Art for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Sweet chocolates, red wine, beautiful roses and juicy steak, while all very traditional, can get a bit boring! Where…


Valentine’s Day Activities Everyone will LOVE

This Valentine’s Day, show your heart some love. What a better time to think about heart health than this time of year? Especially since even…


How the New Dietary Guidelines Help Your Family Make Healthier Food Choices

The latest update to the government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans could be good news for kids’ health! The new dietary guidelines say – more strongly…


Healthy, Happy Families: Try These Six Tips

One of my neighbors and her husband started a weight loss program one year ago. Together, they have lost over 80 pounds. More importantly, by…


Fruits Vs.Veggies … Texture, Size and Shape Matter

Parents often struggle with getting their kids to eat vegetables and wonder if fruit is just as good? Fruits contain many of the same vitamins…


5 Creative Meat Alternatives for Picky Children

Do you have a child who refuses to eat meat? It’s more common than you may think. Kids go through a variety of different eating…


Expert Tips on Classroom and Day Care Nutrition

Calling all teachers, health professionals and medical experts! We caught up with some of our favorite leading Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in childhood and school nutrition…


10 Ways to Cut Down on Sodium

As a parent concerned about your child’s nutrition, you may already focus on boosting your family’s consumption of a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, whole…


10 Tips for Healthy Holiday Parties at Home or School

The holidays have arrived, and it’s the season of class parties, social gatherings and an abundance of sugary sweets—sweets often made with refined flour and…


So Sweet Kiwi Cranberry Sauce & Syrup!

The holidays are all about music, mistletoe, and making memories with the ones you hold near and dear to your heart. That’s why this Yuletide…


Frosted Apple Donuts – A Healthy, Tasty Dessert!

This tasty, crunchy and sweet dessert will soon become a family favorite! Apples are packed with fiber, which is important for heart health at any age.…


Homemade Gummies and Tasty Toppings Your Kids Can’t Resist!

‘Tis the season for celebration! While we all adore and look forward to the holidays, we can also probably agree on the fact that being…


Seven Food Rules

Trying to be the best parent for your children is a tough job and feeding them can make it even more challenging. While most parents…


5 Fit Kid Secrets for Winter

Struggling to keep you and your kids on track with healthy living during the holiday season?  If your goals are realistic and meaningful to you…


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