Kids Health

Simple Steps to Improve Your Eating Habits

When it comes to eating, we have strong habits. Some are good (“I always eat breakfast”), and some are not so good (“I always clean my plate”). Although many of our eating habits were established during childhood, it doesn’t mean

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Kids Health

Sugar Detectives!

Drinking water helps us avoid the large amounts of added sugar in common beverages. Almost half of the added sugar in our diets is from beverages. Help athletes learn about sugar-sweetened drinks and why water is the best choice! Collect a variety of

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Kids Health

5 Ways Water Wins – from ChildObesity180

We’ve written about it before and we’ll write about it again! One of the most important health decisions you and your child can make is to cut out the sugary sports drinks. They’re designed for the needs of professional athletes,

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Kids Health

Nutrition For Young Athletes From OnPoint Nutrition

It is no surprise that exercising uses up energy stored within the body.  Our bodies use carbohydrates and fats to sustain athletic performance during sprinting, jumping and lifting as part of many sports we play.  As a result, a key

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