Category Archives: Obesity

 

Should kids have personal trainers?

For several years now there has been a lot of concern about the growing problem of childhood obesity and a focus on fitness. There are many options available to provide structured physical activity for kids, and it seems that hiring … Continue reading

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Sleep Matters

Sleep is a very important part of good health. Sleep allows for the body to get a much needed rest and be ready for the next day. It is also a vital part of keeping the brain functioning as it … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Low-Fat Milk

You may have heard a strange news story recently claiming that skim or low-fat (2%) milk was contributing to childhood obesity! This doesn’t seem to make sense at all! Why has this been in the news recently? Over the past … Continue reading

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