By Andrea Frank Henkart, MA, CNC Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important for everyone, but children particularly require a range of nutrients for healthy growth and development. A nutritious diet can balance energy, increase [...]
Training and skill are important in whatever sport your children play, but eating right on game day is their secret weapon for keeping their favorite sports safe and fun. That's why they need a nutritional game plan. Parents know that eating well increases energy, endurance, and the ability to concentrate, both on and off the field. Make sure your kids are getting the proper nutrition they need before, during, and after their practice or game.
It’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in the United States. Isagenix Director of Science Communications David Despain, M.Sc., explains how weight and obesity are really measured for our kids. “The growing number of children considered overweight or obese since 1970 is staggering,” says David, “and it’s unfortunate because we know what we’re supposed to do to turn this around.”
Any loving parent wants the best for their children, and for many that includes packing a lunch and snacks from home for school. But two new studies question if parents are packing the healthiest lunches [...]
By Andrea Frank Henkart, M.A., Certified Nutritional Counselor Most parents agree that everything in moderation is best when it comes to our kids, especially when it comes to food. With vending machines filled with junk [...]