"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Feature: The Prevention Plan pushes for a healthier society

June 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Health, Kids' Health, Prevention

Tweet By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition Americans are faced with a growing epidemic. It can be found in every state, in most communities, even in many homes. It is spread through social messages, advertising and simple bad habits. This epidemic is unhealthy living, and there are forces fighting against it every day. One man on […]

Healthy After School Snacks

November 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Food, Health, Kids' Health

Tweet Good Housekeeping Magazine tests kids’ snack foods by breaking them into 5 categories: Sweet, Creamy, Hot, Frozen and Crunchy.  They had the kids rate the products and came up with ideas for parents that not only were rated high by the kids on the “yummy” scale but were healthier as well.

The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club

October 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Fitness, Health, Kids' Health

Tweet The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club By Dave O’Sullivan Many cities around the country have a kids fitness club where they can go for exercise. These clubs are beneficial for kids that have no exercise in their lives, or if they are having problems with their weight. There are so many benefits to […]

How to get kids to eat healthy snacks – Healthy snacks for kids

September 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet Sounds like sneaking good foods into the foods they already like is the answer to get your kids to eat healthy.  Sometimes we just need helpful tips and reminders as parents to do it and do it regularly.  Remember: they learn from what WE do;  not what we TELL them to do. Check out […]

Five Healthy Lunches with Five Fruits & Vegetables for Kids

September 27, 2009 by  
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Tweet Even though assembling healthy lunches for our kids to eat everyday  is crucial,  it isn’t always easy to do. Ideas are always something  a parent needs. As a busy Mother of 3 school ages kids, I found this video helpful..take note and prepare the lunches ahead of time. This is always helpful for those […]

Kids and Breakfast

June 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Health, Kids' Health

Tweet High- sugar cereals and drinks increase blood sugar rapidly, which triggers the release of high amounts of insulin from the pancrease.  Insulin promotes the movement of sugar from the blood into the cells and triggers hunger.  A measure of how fast a meal increases blood sugar is called Glycemic index.  Research has found that […]