Category: Healthy Kids

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Is a Well-Chlorinated Pool Healthy?

As pool season approaches, parents might start to think about getting their kids summer-ready. And one big part of warm weather days is playing in the pool. For many parents, the strong smell of chlorine might signify that a pool’s…

PREGNANT WOMAN

Want a Happier Baby? Stop Smoking

Yet another reason to kick your cigarette habit. A study found that stopping smoking during pregnancy can increase your chances for a happier and healthier baby. However, smoking more than 10 cigarettes daily has been linked to more irritable little…

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Keri Glassman’s Healthy Juice Recipes for Kids

Although your kids might clamor for juice, it isn’t always the healthiest thing for them to drink.  Celebrity nutritionist and RD Keri Glassman recently partnered with Juiceman to come up with healthy juice recipes for kids. The company’s latest product, the 3-in-1 Total…

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Apples Are Still the Favorite Fruit for Kids

  Sure, your baby is the apple of your eye, which might explain why apples are her favorite fruit. According to a recent Pediatrics article, apples were the preferred fruit for children ages 2 through 19-years-old. Fortunately, more than half…

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Exercise During Dance Class?

You bring your child every week dutifully to dance class. But is she getting enough exercise? In a Pediatrics study, activity levels during dance class for 264 girls from 17 private dance studios and four community centers in California was…

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New Coppertone Sunscreens for Kids

Let’s face it: slathering sunscreen on little ones isn’t always an easy feat. The new line of sunscreens from Coppertone is made to make keeping skin safe a top priority, especially for active families on the go, while making the…

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How to Safely Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire continental United States. While solar eclipses are common, one of this magnitude hasn’t happened in almost 100 years, since June 8, 1918. But before you run outside to catch…

PLAYGROUND SAFETY INFOGRAPHIC

How Safe is Your Child At the Playground?

  You slather on the sunscreen, pack up the snacks, and bring your child to the playground so he can burn off some energy—and you can get a much-needed break. But playgrounds can be a precarious place, especially for small…