Category Archives: children health

Are you a parent or grandparent?

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During this summit that starts on February 14th, you will hear from 9 top experts on parenting. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best on how to interact and communicate with your child in an engaging and positive way. It’s the perfect gift to give yourself and your child, and it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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Would you like to eat healthier, but don’t know where to start?

Are you overwhelmed by all the nutrition and diet information out there?

If you answered yes to these questions, then our new eBook, The P.O.W.E.R. of Healthy Eating, is a must read. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to improve their health – and the health of their family.

Each day, you make hundreds of choices about what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. The key to great health is really understanding your options and making the right choices. Eating healthy does not … Read the rest

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We hear a lot of excuses for why people don’t eat healthier, but the one we hear the most is “it doesn’t really matter.” It’s hard to believe, but that’s the leading excuse by a wide margin. People tend to believe that the single cookie or cupcake or burrito they eat won’t have any long term effect on their health.

This is especially true of children and young adults, and it is so wrong. Having healthy kids that grow into healthy adults is built on a foundation of creating healthy habits early in life. That doesn’t mean you can’t give … Read the rest

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When it comes to childhood obesity, the media often looks for someone to blame. People are quick to chastise the food industry as the cause and then bash the industry for marketing unhealthy foods to kids. I can count myself among those who have called out food manufacturers, trying to shame them into producing and marketing healthier food products. But, there might be another way to approach the problem.

Recently, the first Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Summit took place in Washington, D.C. Instead of bashing the food industry, this organization is taking a partnership approach. They have secured … Read the rest

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If you’re a parent, then you’ve been there – your children don’t want to eat what you’ve fixed for them. It is a common challenge for parents everywhere. Kids can be very opinionated about what they eat.

Partly, they may be reacting to foods that are new and/or different. Sometimes it is the color or smell of a certain food that they don’t like, not the taste. Sometimes there seems to be no rhyme or reason to their choices. For example, our 4 year old granddaughter has now decided that she doesn’t want any of the different foods on her … Read the rest

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