Kids Heart Health

Kids Heart Health

                    Over the past 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents. Why is this cause for alarm? Obese youth are more likely to have high blood pressure or high cholesterol and are more likely to be obese as adults, putting…

It’s the New Year… Set Realistic Resolutions!

It’s the New Year… Set Realistic Resolutions!

  The often-quoted phrase “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” is a perfect frame of mind for New Year’s resolutions. It’s exciting to think of being at the end of a “thousand mile journey”—whether it’s to lose weight, quit smoking, increase exercise, etc.—but we often fail to outline the single…

Reclaim the Dinner Table – Meal Planning Strategies

Whether it’s at dinner, breakfast, or a snack, eating together for 20 minutes three to five times a week can help you receive the many positive benefits of family mealtime. These benefits range from fewer behavior problems to higher academic achievement1. With a little planning, we can help you reclaim the dinner table to make…