Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Sleep. Every kid needs it. How do you ensure that your kids are getting the benefits of a good night’s rest?


One of the struggles of being a mom is making sure your kids eat right. We are what we eat, and food—especially brain food—is an important factor on what kind of a late-teen and adult they will be. I spend a lot of time every week answering questions from incredible women, and often they don’t come to me until they are at their wits end, pulling their hair out from … Continue reading “Seven Steps to End the Food Fight with Your Kids”

Why Don’t Kids Like Green Food?


Why? How much? Which ones?… are some of the frequently asked questions I get when it comes to kids and supplements. Summer can be a great opportunity to make healthy changes or refocus your families’ health routines. Or, better yet, if you don’t have a health routine, now is the time to start one. Typically, we don’t think of kids needing supplements but what we don’t realize is that our … Continue reading “The Real Deal On Supplements for Kids”

What Are You Modeling For Your Kids?

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Certain eating habits, including meals served in front of the TV, can lead to higher cholesterol levels in preschoolers, potentially putting them at risk for cardiovascular disease as adults, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal. The researchers analyzed the eating behaviors and lipid levels of 1,076 kids, ages 3 to 5, and found that the less healthy the youngsters’ eating habits were, the higher their … Continue reading “Study: Poor Eating Habits–Not Just Diet–Jeopardize Kids’ Health”

Deliciously Healthy Summer Drinks for Kids

Here’s food for thought: The more often you dine together as a family, the healthier and happier your children will be. The latest evidence of how powerful the simple act of sitting down to a family dinner can be comes from a Canadian study of more than 26,000 adolescents, ages 11 to 15, published in Journal of Adolescent Health. With each additional family dinner per week, the researchers found that … Continue reading “Four Ways Family Dinners Make Kids Healthier”