4 Simple Healthy Holiday Tips

Teaching kids to make healthy decisions when it comes to eating is difficult for many parents. Unhealthy food is convenient, accessible, and often more affordable than the healthier options. During the …

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Active this Summer

The sun is out, the grill is on, and the pool is open… It’s summer time! And while having fun is what summer’s all about, being active is important too. In fact, children need about 60 minutes of physical activity per day to stay healthy.

A Family Guide to a Healthy, Active Summer

Eating s’mores by the campfire, enjoying a hot dog at a cookout…just a few of the things that make summer so great. But this summer isn’t just any normal summer. It’s the summer of 2012 and 1 in 3 American children are considered obese.

Waist Circumference Related to Mortality

A recent study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, shows an association between waist circumference and mortality in adults. It’s time to take responsibility for our daily activity and create habits that encourage good health.

How About a Walk?

Winter is not a good season for me. Like many of you I prefer spring, summer and fall. Now that I started walking again I feel like taking every opportunity to escape out of the house with any excuse in mind.

Let’s Move: A Campaign against Childhood Obesity

If the obesity trend is not reversed, more people will develop diabetes, more people will suffer from debilitating joint pain, more people will have strokes, and more people will become unable to work and have to rely upon public assistance.