How Healthy Diets Impact ADHD

All children benefit from a well balanced, healthy diet, however, it may be even more important for your child diagnosed with ADHD.   A recent study showed that kids who eat a diet high in…

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How To Create A Healthy Plate

Help your family eat more fruits and vegetables! Fruits and vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and help us feel full. Their nutrients help maintain healthy hearts and are protective against cancer. However,…

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Quick Overnight Oats

Ingredients: 1 large ripe/spotty banana, mashed 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup almond milk (or your favorite milk) 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional) Suggested Toppings: Granola Fresh…

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Family Fun Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a welcome holiday break from winter. With the weather being so cold, it is important to find indoor activities for children. Instead of hunkering down under blankets with a tablet, why not…

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Salt Cravings in Children

Salt Cravings in Children

Potato chips. French fries. Heavily salted foods. Does your child struggle with salt cravings? While a high intake in sodium isn’t healthy for anyone of any age, salt cravings in children may indicate more than…

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Getting Picky Eaters to Eat Healthy

It’s natural for you to be concerned that your picky eater isn’t getting the nutrition he needs to grow and be healthy. It’s also natural for young ones to be a little hesitant to try…

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Healthy Baking Tips

The holidays are approaching fast which means desserts full of pumpkins, pecans, apples and sweet potatoes will soon be appearing on your table. Is your stomach growling yet? These pies are the perfect ending to…

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How Much Caffeine Can Kids Drink?

We’re living in a caffeinated world. Sodas, Frappuccinos, energy drinks and caffeinated snacks are all providing children more opportunity than ever to consume caffeine. For vigilant parents that brings up a very obvious question: How…

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Can Kids Eat Too Much Fruit?

You’ve done your job as a parent and taught your child to eschew candy, chips and other junk food snacks for natural alternatives such as fruit. But can kids eat too much fruit? The short…

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