7 Exercise Ideas to Keep Kids Active This Winter
Kids ages 6-17 are supposed to receive 60 minutes or more of vigorous physical activity each day; but tend to be a lot less active in winter. Read 7 ideas to help keep them active during the colder months.
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through the Holidays: DOs and DON’Ts
Tis the season for holiday parties, food-related treats, and off-kilter schedules. Read a dietitians tips to help families enjoy themselves while still maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
10 Healthy & Portable Post-Sports Snack Ideas
Somewhere along the way, snacks following youth sporting events got complicated – not to mention unhealthy! A dietitian offers 10 post-sports snack ideas to help young athletes replenish fluids, give a boost of energy, and provide nutrition needed for recovery.
Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle As A Family To Help Prevent Obesity In Kids
The prevalence of kids who are overweight or obese is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, 39.6% of kids between the ages of 2-19 are overweight and 18.5% are obese. Read four tips to help families adopt a healthier lifestyle and prevent obesity in kids:
6 Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch Your Kids Will Actually Eat
It is possible to pack a healthy lunch that your kids will actually eat! Read six tips explaining how to do it from one of our dietitians.
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.
Fit Kits: A Few Take-Aways From A Feasibility Study
Families are busier than ever, and meals don’t need to be expensive and labor-intensive to be healthy. Our HealthWorks! program developed a "fit kits" program for a local school to help families put a healthy meal on the table and get on a path to better health. Read a few of their key learnings:
8 Practical Ways to Start A Low Glycemic Diet for Kids
A clinical dietitian at Cincinnati Children's provides 8 easy ways your family can incorporate low glycemic foods into your diet to stay fuller longer.
5 Easy Ways to Reduce Sugar in Your Child’s Diet
Reducing sugar is a way to promote a healthier lifestyle and ward off diet-related diseases. Read about 5 easy ways to reduce sugar in your child's diet.
Tips to Make Kid-Friendly Recipes Healthier
Kids can still eat their favorite foods like pizza even if you're trying to eat better! Read how with 5 tips to make your kid-favorite recipes healthier.
8 Healthy Halloween Food Ideas
One of our dietitians shares eight kid-friendly and healthy Halloween food ideas for this year's celebration.
Small, Healthy Food Substitutions Can Make Big Difference
Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to your family's health. Learn how to substitute certain food and ingredients for healthier alternatives by following this simple chart.
Healthier Holiday Recipe: Meatballs
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created a healthier version of your favorite holiday appetizer: meatballs.
Healthier Holiday Recipe: Mini Cheesecakes
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created healthier versions of their favorite holiday recipes, including mini cheesecakes.
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Brownies
Our HealthWorks! dietitians created a healthier version of brownies, a kid favorite!
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
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: French Toast Casserole
Here’s a great breakfast recipe that is perfect for company but easy enough to fix for the family anytime. Prepare everything the day before so that all you have
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs
This healthy turkey meatball recipe is easy to make and kid-friendly. Try pairing these meatballs with whole wheat spaghetti and low-sugar marinara sauce.
Healthier Kid-Friendly Recipe: Pizza and Sauce
Delivered or frozen pizzas can be loaded with unhealthy ingredients. Try this healthier pizza recipe from one of our dietitians.