Risks of Weight Gain and the Need for Early Prevention It’s easier to recognize a problem once the evidence becomes overwhelming. Denial and other defense mechanisms can keep blinders on for a long time, but denial can eventually be broken. I ignored my weight gain for many years before I finally recognized I had a […]
Ending Childhood Obesity In February of 2010 first lady, Michele Obama, launched the Let’s Move campaign. The initiative is meant to address the problem of childhood obesity by engaging those sectors of society that impact the heath of children. Schools, families, and communities are provided with the tools to help children get active, eat better, […]
When targeting childhood obesity, what makes better sense than using games as a tool? Online Games for Healthy Eating Games targeting healthy behaviors are proliferating. A study published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found that children who played a health game were significantly more likely to select and eat healthier foods than […]
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Did you know? You don't need to guzzle a gallon of H2O during your #exercise session.
It seems like the best way to stay hydrated during a sweaty #gym session, but when you work out at a moderate intensity for less than an hour, you only need to drink enough #water to satisfy your thirst. If you go an hour or more or you're exercising in hot conditions, weigh yourself before and after you work out and sip an extra 16 ounces of water per pound lost. Source: Shape Magazine
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