Tag "Center for Better Health and Nutrition"

Is eating healthier one of your family’s New Year’s resolutions? Making meals at home is a great way to achieve that goal. However, more cooking at your house means that you’ll have to make more trips to the grocery store—and › Continue Reading

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, and the results were promising. The smiley faces were placed › Continue Reading

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 blood pressure and diabetes. The Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that › Continue Reading

Bob Siegel, medical director of the Center for Better Health and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, agrees with a recent study showing that measuring body mass index (BMI) fails to identify as much as 25% of children and › Continue Reading