Travel Health Tips

Article at a Glance • Make sure your immunizations are up to date if traveling abroad. • Avoid jet lag by slowly adjusting to the new time zone a few days before you depart. • Learn how to avoid ear discomfort, motion sickness, and diarrhea. Traveling with children can be stressful; traveling with sick children … Continue reading “Travel Health Tips”

Bringing Our Portions Back Down to Size

Article at a Glance • In the last twenty years, increased portion sizes have helped contribute to a corresponding increase in obesity. • Teaching your children about proper portion sizes can help them avoid getting diseases like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, and high cholesterol. • Learn more about appropriate portion sizes … Continue reading “Bringing Our Portions Back Down to Size”

Making Family Meals as Easy as 1-2-3
Making Family Meals as Easy as 1-2-3

Article at a Glance • Family meals can help improve your children’s diet, reduce risky behaviors like drinking and taking drugs, and decrease the chances that your teens will use extreme weight control measures. • Planning ahead and keeping things fun can help make eating together a reality for your family. Top Three Reasons To … Continue reading “Making Family Meals as Easy as 1-2-3”

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