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Healthy Snacking Tips
& 7 Healthy Snack Ideas

The back to school season is here and it’s time to start thinking about packing lunch boxes again. Snacking can sometimes get a bad rap, but nutrient-dense snacks are the perfect way to keep your child’s energy up during the school day and to avoid getting hungry between meals. The grocery store aisles would have […]

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Creating Healthy Habits as a Family

Today is Family Fitness Day and school is out for summer this month, so we thought June would be the perfect time to talk about ways to stay healthy and fit as a family. Summer can be busy with vacations, camps, holidays and get-togethers, but the lack of school schedule and laid-back summer days make […]

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The Benefits of Better Sleep for Kids

Did you know sleep is actually as important as nutrition and physical activity when it comes to children’s health? Unfortunately due to early school start times, increasing amounts of homework and technological distractions like TV, tablets, video games, and phones; it can be difficult for kids to get enough sleep. Research suggests that sleepy kids […]

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BETTER GRADES AND BETTER MOODS:
SURPRISING BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR KIDS

In the last few years, multiple research studies have come out emphasizing the benefits of physical activity, specifically for kids. The general consensus? Active kids are healthy kids. We commonly hear about benefits like strong muscles and weight management, but in reality there are many positive ways that physical activity can impact both mental and […]

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National Nutrition Month: Simple ways to encourage families to be healthier

Happy National Nutrition Month! We know that navigating family life and managing busy schedules while trying to be healthy can seem easier said than done. However, it is possible to make big shifts in family health by creating healthy habits through small daily actions. In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are five habits to help you improve your nutrition this month.

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