(CNN) Published: 6/17/15; 2:59 pm As adults, many of us know how hard it is to lose weight. For children to lose weight, it's all about teaching them to make educated choices. Now, technology may be able to help fight childhood obesity by helping kids keep track of what they eat with a new app. Weight loss apps may offer help for children battling their weight. The Sanchez family says that was … [Read more...] about Can weight loss apps help your child lose weight?
Jennifer Sanchez, Features Editor May 14, 2015 Filed under Sports The Long Beach Flying Wheels wheelchair basketball team came to Venice High on April 15. They spoke to gym classes about their organization and gave students a chance to try wheelchair basketball. The Long Beach Flying Wheels is a non-profit organization that gives paralyzed veterans a chance to play competitive basketball. One … [Read more...] about Wheelchair Basketball comes to Venice HS!
Plenty of exercise is essential for a child's development and to prevent obesity By: Helen Regan TIME 4:50AM ET Even very young children in the U.S. are not active enough, says a new study. Preschoolers only get about 48 minutes of exercise on average each day, according to a paper by the University of Washington andpublished in the journal Pediatrics. The Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...] about Are Preschoolers Getting Enough Exercise? Studies show…
July 1st, 2014 By: Perrie Samotin 1. Drink a glass of lukewarm water with fresh lemon (and cayenne pepper, if you dare) first thing every morning. This morning drink gets your organs going, and lemon juice and cayenne pepper both have major anti-fungal, immune boosting, and detoxification properties. Plus, Lemon juice is nature’s best tool for aiding in digestion and regularity, destroying … [Read more...] about How to Add Water to your Daily Diet!
Huffington Post Linda P. Fried - Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health April 13, 2015 Childhood obesity in America has reached epidemic proportions. We have long known about the troubling trifecta of insufficient exercise, processed food, and marketing that targets our most vulnerable consumers and their parents. In the last few months, … [Read more...] about Understanding how to Combat Childhood Obesity -Huffington Post
Need ways to motivate your kids to get moving? Move with them! Working out with your children could be the way to get them off their phones, computers and off the couch. Read below for 10 FUN ways to get moving as a family. By: Aviva Patz/www.parents.com 1. Go for pre- or post-dinner walks Whether you head into town or just cruise the neighborhood, building a walk into your daily schedule ensures … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Exercise as a Family!