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healthy holiday snacks

Happy and Healthy Holiday Snacks

The weather outside is frightful…and honestly so are many of the snacks we eat this time of year. Obviously, ‘tis the season to indulge in fun foods, but it’s also smart to model healthy eating behavior for your teen that shows eating healthfully doesn’t have to be boring. Make the most of a study break […]

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family breakfast

An Argument for Family Breakfast

Family dinner is the “holy grail” of together time. Multiple studies have linked it to a variety of benefits including, better grades, less bullying, better mental health, more healthful eating, less chance of substance abuse and more. So to say it’s not necessary for healthy family life seems blasphemous! And in fact, I’m not recommending you forgo the […]

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Smart Kids Exercise

Did your family vow to exercise more in the New Year, as mine did? We know it’s smart to exercise, but there’s also evidence that exercise actually helps kids be smarter as well. I found a couple of studies researchers have done to test the theory and the results are fascinating: One study found that […]

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