05Mar
2013
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Healthy Lifestyles are all about Balance

Healthy Lifestyles are all about Balance

CHALK – Choosing a Healthy and Active Lifestyle for Kids is all about BALANCE this month and making sure that you get enough sleep and start the day off right with breakfast! Living a healthy lifestyle is something that everyone needs to take seriously and put in to practice.  Healthy Lifestyles are much more than […]

01Feb
2013
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Parents: Lead by example

Parents: Lead by example

 Between Valentine’s Day and National Women’s Heart Health Day, February is a month that celebrates the heart. Damage to the heart causes many problems including heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Fruits and vegetables help protect you from all of these diseases. High blood pressure is a common cause of heart disease and stroke. Fruits […]

22Jan
2013
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Parents Responsibility in the fight against Childhood Obesity

Parents Responsibility in the fight against Childhood Obesity

Author: Otolorin Opeyemi PT Bowen University Teaching Hospital (formerly Baptist Medical Centre) Oyo State, Nigeria Job title: Physical Therapist. The Role of Parents in Preventing Childhood Obesity The increased rate in childhood obesity is alarming and has very many organizations rallying round to help, still the figures increase yearly. This has made me think and […]

04Jan
2013
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January Fitness Activity for Kids – Be Active Everyday

January Fitness Activity for Kids – Be Active Everyday

Adults should get either 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity plus muscle strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week. Muscle strengthening is important for maintaining healthy bones during the aging process. Moderate-intensity aerobic activity is when your heart rate is […]

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