Juicing Can Help Kids Consume More Vegetables

Children’s health has been making headlines for many years now. One recent survey found that many U.S. children go days without eating any vegetables at al. Research suggests that early eating habits can influence a child’s diet and health later in life. Other health issues include childhood obesity, along with approximately 1 in 5 children […]

Fruits + Veggies – Sugary Processed Foods = Better Grades, Better Behavior

It’s time to start sending kids off to school with healthy choices, like smoothies and juices. Whenever I start juicing or blending up smoothies my boys (ages 8 and 3) come over to help. They love the loud noise, inevitable mess and of course the tasty drinks. They aren’t afraid to let me know which ingredients they like best and which juices or smoothies aren’t their favorites. Skip the pop-tarts and give healthy mornings a try!

Could Video Games be Good for Kids?

The red flag has long been raised for parents – if you let your kids play video games they are going to become obese.   This status quo thinking had a lot to do with video game play being a sedentary activity.  With the rise in popularity of “exergaming,” mainstream thinking of the ills of the […]