Help Kids Eat their Veggies and Succeed in School with a School Grant from Action for Healthy Kids

Did you know that nearly 1 in every 5 school-aged children in the United States has obesity? Children with obesity are at risk of having chronic health issues such as asthma, type 2 Diabetes, sleep apnea, and heart disease among several others. 

Parents can be a powerful force for change in schools, especially when it comes to starting health and wellness programs. Ensuring that our kids are eating healthier foods, learning about nutrition, and being more physically active in school not only sets them up to learn lifelong healthy habits but, according to a growing body of research, it helps them be better prepared to focus and learn in class. Studies also show when parents are involved in a child’s education, their children demonstrate higher academic achievement, better attendance, better social skills, better-eating habits, increased physical activity and less emotional distress.
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10 Snacks You Need to Avoid

When you get hungry you want to eat. The problem is, most foods available are either unhealthy or processed with ingredients that add calories without energy. But that doesn’t change the fact that you need to eat something when you’re hungry between meals. These are 10 snacks that you should definitely avoid.

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Add Veggies to Your Child’s Diet with Sneakz Healthy Organic Milkshakes #Review

Having a difficult time getting your children to eat their veggies? I feel your pain! Raising three children to have a balanced diet has been a little challenging. That is why Sneakz Milkshakes are so clever!

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Time To Detoxify Your Body – Health & Nutrition

Some days our bodies just don’t feel like they should.  Do you feel tired or suffer from lack of energy?  Have you recently felt achy or had digestive problems? If you have experienced any of these symptoms, it may be time to detoxify your body. Detoxifying removes and eliminates toxins and then replenishes the body with healthy nutrients making you feel healthier.

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Are you not sure if you need to detoxify?  Most individuals should detoxify at least once per year.  To begin the detoxification process, you will need to remove as many toxins as possible which include avoiding: caffeine, alcohol, cigarettes, refined sugars and saturated fats. You also need to avoid household cleaners that are chemical based as well as personal products such as shampoos, deodorants, or toothpaste. Try using natural products instead.

 

Here is an easy 7 day plan:
Fast for 2 days while only drinking water or juicing. You may experience a mild headache.  This is normal when you take away caffeine and sugar. Then, for the next 5 days, drink plenty of water and eat foods that are high in fiber such as brown rice, broccoli, cabbage, bananas, raspberries, raisins, and oatmeal.  Also, most vegetable based foods tend to be high in fiber.  Be sure to add in daily supplements and exercise.

After your initial detoxification plan, you can continue to cleanse your body daily through diet and lifestyle changes.  You will begin to feel amazing and welcome the change.