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Involving kids with healthy lunch choices

Original source: http://news.psu.edu/story/421493/2016/08/18/medical-minute-involving-kids-healthy-lunch-choices?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=422723_HTML&utm_content=08-25-2016-13-59&utm_campaign=health%20and%20wellness%20newswire August 18, 2016 — As the new school year approaches, parents may need some help with putting together fast, easy and healthy lunches that kids will actually eat. Kara Shifler, a registered dietitian with Penn State PRO Wellness Center, said the more you can get your child involved in the menu planning, shopping and preparation […]

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Thanksgiving leftovers: Handle with care

Nov. 26, 2015—Those aren’t just leftovers. They are Thanksgiving leftovers—the building blocks for the perfect cranberry and turkey sandwich; the basis for every great mystery casserole. Don’t let them go to waste. Enjoy them without fear of falling ill. Fortunately, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and U.S. Department of Agriculture offer guidelines to help: […]

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It’s A Family Affair!

Family Gatherings that Cultivate Healthy Mealtime Habits Brisk outdoor walks, students on holiday break, and family gatherings are reminiscent of the fall/winter season. In many homes, the kitchen is the central meeting place—not just for meal preparation but also great conversation. Menus include grandma’s deep-dish apple pie, baked sweet potato pudding, and a golden-browned, juicy turkey […]

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Physically Active Kids See Fewer Fractures

original source: http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ASBMR/54051?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2015-10-13&eun=g846120d0r SEATTLE — Increased physical activity among children throughout the first 8 years of school sharply decreased their overall risk of fracture, a Swedish study found. In one school in the city of Malmo where children had 40 minutes per day of moderate physical activity, the risk ratio for fracture after 8 years was […]

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