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Charity of the Month – Action for Healthy Kids

EatSmart fans will continue to select a Charity of the Month in 2016. Fans will submit short stories about the charity’s mission and why it’s meaningful to them. We began our Charity of the Month donations in 2011. We’ve chosen Action for Healthy Kids as our charity for September because September is Childhood Obesity Awareness […]

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Flipping The Switch

Let’s face it, many of us in America need to lose weight. And for that to occur, one thing has to happen: expend more energy than we take in. When this happens, our body turns inward and starts using what is has available in our fat stores to unlock the energy we need to live. […]

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10 Processed Foods to Avoid Giving Your Kids

We throw around the term “processed food” quite a bit, though many of us don’t actually understand what it means. In simple terms, it refers to raw produce or meat that’s taken and used to produce food items that are the following: Attractive Marketable Have a longer shelf-life Now, this isn’t inherently bad, but what […]

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Coconut Water: A Wonderful Drink Your Children Will Love

Many parents have heard about the many uses of virgin coconut oil, particularly for cooking and adding flavor to their children’s meals. This is not the only product that you can get from coconuts. Coconuts also give you coconut water, a refreshing and rehydrating natural drink that you will surely enjoy. Not many people are […]

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Top 5 Tricks For A Healthier HALLOWEEN

Let’s be honest — I have never come across a kid that likes getting an apple or box of raisins when trick or treating.  They are looking for the candy–the more the better.  At days end,  parents take on the task of eliminating anything suspicious or not properly sealed but the kids are still left […]

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How to Promote Healthy Eating Habits in Young Children

Whether it’s school starting early, having a hectic work schedule, trying to get the kids to after school activities or constantly being on the go on the weekends, it can be difficult to instill healthy eating habits in your children.  Because of this, drive-thru’s and convenience stores can end up being a mom’s best friend.  […]

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10 iPhone Apps for Tracking Kids Nutritional Needs

Guest post by journalist and health advocate, Suzanne Cullen. Keeping up with what your child needs, what she doesn’t need, and what she’s actually eating can be difficult, but it’s also essential for parents who understand the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and are dedicated to instilling good eating habits in their kids. Fortunately, […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Nutrition

If your kids had a choice, when it comes time to grab a snack, would they pick ice cream or an apple? Ice cream, of course! That’s a pretty typical reaction for kids and adults alike, and there is definitely nothing wrong with treats now and then. But, with the rate of obesity in the […]

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