Growing Fit Kids

Growing Fit Kids

Being fit includes eating well, getting a lot of physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight. Kids respond better to lifestyle changes that promote wellness when you explain fitness in positive terms.

Ways to Get Kids to Eat Fruit

Ways to Get Kids to Eat Fruit

It’s never hard to get kids to eat candy, but it can be a challenge to get them to eat the sweets that are actually good for them: fruits. Kids are much more likely to want the fatty, sugary treats they see on TV than a handful of grapes or a bowl of sliced...
Lower D Levels, Heavier Kids

Lower D Levels, Heavier Kids

Overweight kids often fall short on key nutrients – a paradox we call “overfed and undernourished.” New research links more body fat and faster weight gain among kids to low levels of vitamin D. This vitamin is technically a hormone, suggesting...
Can’t Go?

Can’t Go?

Sometimes, getting children to eat fruit and vegetables can be no fun. Less fun for kids is constipation. Statistics suggest constipation is on the rise among school-age children, but new research demonstrates that increased produce intake could help prevent...

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