Simple Ways to Get Your Child to Eat Healthy

Growing Up Healthy | Sunday, November 23, 2008

You can't control what they eat everywhere else, but in your home--YOU are in control.

Originally posted in: Children's Health

Exercise for a Good Mental Attitude

Healthy Living | Sunday, November 23, 2008

While improving your health is the primary reason for exercise, it also helps you feel better about yourself. And I don't just mean feeling good about the way you look.

Originally posted in: Fitness
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Colon Cancer Protection

Joan Lunden | Sunday, September 28, 2008

Every nine minutes a life is lost to colorectal cancer.

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The Benefits of Exercise

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I know you're looking at this section and saying to yourself, "Exercise: that's getting on a treadmill and sweating. That's boring, and I don't have the time."

Originally posted in: Fitness

Ways to get Moving

Healthy Living | Saturday, August 23, 2008

What was that you said about not having time for exercise? We've heard that before.

Originally posted in: Fitness

Water: The Secret Ingredient of Good Health

Healthy Living | Friday, August 1, 2008

While you may not consider water a nutrient, it's actually the most critical one in your diet.

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High Blood Pressure/Hypertension: Bringing Down the Risk

Growing Up Healthy | Monday, July 28, 2008

To better understand how high blood pressure develops and leads to hypertension and heart disease you need look no further than salt and its effect on the body.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Type II Diabetes: A Threat to All Our Children

Growing Up Healthy | Saturday, July 26, 2008

Over the past twenty years, Type II diabetes has increased dramatically in both children and adults.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Obesity: Much More Than Just a Weight Problem

Growing Up Healthy | Thursday, July 10, 2008

We only have to watch kids in school yards, or listen to the nightly news to understand how prevalent obesity has become in our society.

Originally posted in: Children's Health

Water & Exercise

Healthy Living | Wednesday, June 4, 2008

When you exercise, you lose an enormous amount of water, which must be replaced.

Originally posted in: Fitness