Pediatrics


Cooking With Your Kids: 3 Tips to Get Started

Cooking With Your Kids

Cooking with your kids is essential towards promoting future health. Cooking teaches kids about nutrition and how to prepare healthy meals. It is also a great way to spend time together as a family. The kitchen can be a comfortable place for conversation and food preparation. Here are 3 tips to getting kids in the […]

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Your Teen Might Be Not Getting Enough Iron

Your Teen Might Be Not Getting Enough Iron

Your teen might be not getting enough iron. Iron intake needs to increase dramatically in the teen years. As teens grow, their muscle mass increases and blood volume expands, increasing the need for iron. The recommendation is 15 milligrams daily for girls age 14 to 18 and 11 milligrams daily for boys age 14 to […]

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Fitness Trackers For Kids: What To Consider

Fitness Trackers For Kids

How about fitness trackers for kids? Fitness trackers for adults have been popular for some time. They can be a good way to measure activity, and may inspire some to move more. However, now the fitness tracker market is expanding to kids. While kids may thirst for new technology, be sure to discuss appropriate use […]

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Are Your Kids Stressed? 3 Reasons to Try Yoga

Are Your Kids Stressed

Are your kids stressed? Kids today face all kinds of stress that you might not have experienced growing up. Between school, extracurricular activities, and the many demands of technology, today’s children tend to be under a lot of stress. If your children are showing signs of anxiety, or you would like them to have a […]

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Packing a nutritious lunch that your child won’t eat?

Packing a nutritious lunch that your child won’t eat

Are you packing a nutritious lunch that your child won’t eat? If you are focusing on healthy eating as a family, you might be packing a nutritious lunch for kids to bring to school or summer camp. That is a very important step of a healthy lifestyle, but what happens when kids won’t eat it? […]

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Daily Tips to Help Your Family Eat Better

Daily Tips to Help Your Family Eat Better

If you and your family are trying to eat better, you probably know that health is a life-long habit. How we eat every day is a huge factor in our health, and having the foundation of a healthy diet will set you up for success. Here are 5 daily tips to help your family eat […]

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Is Your Child Hungry or Bored?

Is Your Child Hungry or Bored

Have you ever asked yourself, is your child hungry or bored. Many times boredom is an excuse to eat. Kids, as well as adults, can use food for reasons other than hunger, and often eat in response to emotions and feelings. Eating in response to emotion is not always negative; for example, there is nothing […]

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5 Ways to Increase Physical Activity for Kids

Ways to Increase Physical Activity for Kids

Physical activity for Kids is an important component of health at any age. Kids need 60 minutes of activity a day to grow strong muscles and bones, build endurance and maintain a healthy weight. Physical activity is also important for our mental and emotional well being. However, those 60 minutes can be broken up throughout […]

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Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Looking for healthy snack alternatives for kids but can’t find something they will eat? This article can help. Spring has arrived, and warmer weather often means more activities for kids. Whether your kids are involved in outdoor sports or you are simply taking advantage of the season to get the whole family outside more often, […]

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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day

You have heard it before. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with today’s demands on our schedules, breakfast can be left by the wayside. Kids that eat morning meals have higher school attendance, solve problems more easily and are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Here are 3 easy breakfast […]

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