healthy kids

Helping Kids Get 60 minutes a Day of Active Play

Helping Kids Get 60 minutes a Day of Active Play

When you consider that kids need 60 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous activity 7 days a week to grow up to have a healthy weight, some days that may seem hard to achieve. How can parents, schools, and community programs help kids meet their daily goal?

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Monitoring the Heart Health of Active Kids

Monitoring the Heart Health of Active Kids

Incidents of sudden cardiac arrest in seemingly healthy kids have generated headlines and have parents around the world alarmed. What can we do as parents to monitor our kids' heart health?

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Exercise Boosts Kids’ Brain Power

Exercise Boosts Kids’ Brain Power

We’ve always known that exercise can improve cardiorespiratory capacity and muscular strength, but researchers have also found that it contributes significantly to the improvement of cognitive performance in children enabling them to have better language skills and process information more effectively.

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