Tag: "Center for Better Health and Nutrition"
Lunch Ideas For Families Spending More Time At Home
More time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic means more meals are being consumed at home, too. A dietitian shares some simple, kid-friendly lunch ideas that go beyond turkey sandwiches and PBJs!
Building Immunity with Food
While it’s not practical to think that we can avoid 100% of illnesses, having a healthy immune system is an important part of boosting our natural defenses. Read a dietitian's tips for boosting immunity with food.
7 Ways To Help Your Family Stay Physically Active This Summer
While it’s much easier to encourage your kids to be physically active in the summer months, it can still be challenging. Hectic camp and work schedules, the heat, and video games can all play a role in a potentially sedentary summer lifestyle. Read 7 suggestions to get them moving this summer.
6 Steps Parents Can Take to Keep Kids’ Hearts Healthy
Heart health is important for adults AND kids alike. There is some research to suggest that heart disease can start in childhood – and perhaps even in utero during pregnancy. Here are important preventive steps parents can take to keep their kids’ hearts healthy:
Researchers Found Effective Ways to Help Kids Make Better Lunch Choices
A study led by Cincinnati Children’s Dr. Robert Siegel employed green smiley face stickers and rewards to encourage students at a Cincinnati elementary school to choose healthy foods at lunch,
Friends May Make the Difference in Keeping Children Active
One in three American kids and teens are overweight or obese. According to the American Heart Association, this puts them at a higher risk for heart disease, high cholesterol, high