Spring is here! We greet it with joy after a long winter we all anticipate the warmer weather, chirpier birds, and blooming flowers. But for one in four Americans, spring also heralds seasonal allergies, an immune system response that turns sufferers into congested, itchy sneeze machines. This time of year is beautiful, but pollen and
Pat yourself on the back when you choose 100 percent fruit juice over sugary “juice drinks.” Your choice shows that you are aware that juice drinks are loaded with refined sugars and artificial flavorings and amount to empty calories and you are making a healthier choice. 100% Indian River Select® Brand Orange or Grapefruit juice
We found this article at Florida Department of Citrus and we’re delighted to share more information about the affects of children drinking 100% orange juice. Juice is often connected with obesity and weight gain in young children, but this recent study done shows that just isn’t true in the case of 100% orange juice. So
Spring sports season is almost upon us and your child is about to get out there on the field and show off some skills. But don’t just let him hit the field cold. Gearing up for the spring season can help him avoid an injury that could bench him for months.
Easter is another holiday that the stores stock with plenty of junk food to fill baskets and children’s tummies. But you can enjoy this festive celebration without abandoning your diet. All it takes is a little planning. Make sure the baskets aren’t full of candy and junk and prepare yourself early in the day before
The return of warm weather means that children get to go outside to do various activities. It’s no surprise that along with this, children can get injured. Injuries such as scrapes, bruises, cuts, splinters, and bloody noses are the most common injuries that children can get while playing outdoors. It’s important for parents to be
We all know how important it is to eat healthy, and getting kids to eat less sugar is a perfect way to start. Too much sugar can build up and can be stored as fat. There are alternatives to sugar that taste good and prevent the build up of fat. 1) Honey Honey contains natural
Healthy eating helps make for healthy hearing. Don’t let the holidays spoil your healthy eating habits. See what our guest blogger has to say about healthy foods to serve over the holidays. The Best Healthy Foods to Serve for Christmas Dinner Christmas dinner can be a feast of healthy meals filled with nutrition and flavor
Without a gym membership, many people lose all motivation when it comes to staying in shape as winter approaches. When the temperatures drop, the sky turns dark, and the wind seems to start pushing you back indoors to the warmth of your couch. But don’t be discouraged. It’s difficult for everyone and we have some
The holiday season is the perfect time to spend with your children or grandchildren. What’s better than doing various crafts with your kids or grand-kids and having fun with it? This article shows three different crafts that you can do with your kids during the holiday season!