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Help Your Child Develop a Positive Body Image

It is important that parents and caregivers help children build a healthy body image, and taking steps early on can help prevent self-esteem issues that may later lead to an eating disorder or other health complications. Keep the focus on health not weight Make sure your child understands that weight […]

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Healthy Growth Management for Children

Maintaining a healthy weight throughout childhood can make it easier for children to continue to manage their weight through adulthood. But, while it is important to encourage children to maintain a healthy weight, parents and caregivers should avoid making negative statements about food, weight, size, and body shape. Additionally, weight-loss […]

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Healthy Foods for Children’s Parties

When thinking about throwing a party for children, often balloons, games, and lots of salty and sugary treats come to mind. Of course, it is fine to serve some favorite ‘not-so-healthy’ treats once in a while and in moderation, but try emphasizing more nutritious options at your next party. Being […]