Monthly Archive: August 2016

95210, Numbers Kids Need To Live By

School has started, and for many it can be quite the challenge to jump back into the school routine! 95210 is a great reminder to guide parents and help promote positive health for children.

9 hours of sleep each night is a minimum number for kids,

5 servings of fruits and vegetables to …

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Recognizing Stressors to Protect Your Health

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), “there are at least three different types of stress, all of which carry physical and mental health risks:

Routine stress related to the pressures of work, family, and other daily responsibilities.

Stress brought about by a sudden negative change, such as losing a …

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Fruit vs Refined Sugar

Do you avoid fruit due to your concern about the sugar content? Sadly, many people do not actually realize that processed sugar and natural sugars found in fruit are far from being the same.Sugars contained in fresh fruits, referred to as fructose, are naturally occurring and the  Additionally, fruits have other benefits including …

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