Diet & Health

Article | Mar 07 2010
Most people know what physical activity is, but do you know why physical activity is so important? It isn't so you can look all sweaty like people on TV commercials for exercise equipment. And it isn't so you can have huge muscles to bust out of...
Breakfast-food-health
Article | Mar 07 2010
Did you know your body never turns off, even when you sleep? So, after a long night's rest, you need to refuel with breakfast. Breakfast powers up your body and your brain. It gives your body energy to move you through the day. It feeds your brain...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Are you thinking about "going veg" or already trying to eat that way? People become vegetarians for lots of reasons. Some do it because they love animals or are worried about the environment. Some people think it's a healthier way to eat. Some just...
balance
Article | Mar 07 2010
No, we're not asking whether you can stand on one foot! We're asking whether you "balance" the amount of food you take in with the amount you burn off. Maybe you've wondered why some people's bodies are too big and other people's bodies are too thin...
Article | Mar 07 2010
"Don't eat too much junk food!" Bet you've heard that a million times. But did you ever wonder exactly what "junk food" is? As you'll see, there are different ideas about how to define it. The dictionary says junk food is "food having little...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Did you know that you've been "on a diet" all your life? It's true! That's because a diet is made up of the foods you eat all the time. Right now, your diet might be healthy or not so healthy. Eating a healthy diet and getting lots of physical...
Article | Mar 07 2010
There's no doubt that a meal of a burger, fries and soft drink tastes great. And it's fun to stop at your favorite fast food place with your family or friends. Here are some ways to eat fast food and be healthy, too: Be size wise. It's OK to get the...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Quick quiz! True or false: Snacking can be good for you. That's absolutely true when you're smart about the way you snack. When is snacking not so smart? Well, when you're not really hungry, but you eat lots of snacks just because it's a habit, like...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Did you know there's a brand-new pyramid and it's just for you? It's called MyPyramid for Kids and it shows you how to eat right, exercise and have fun. Following MyPyramid helps you to stay healthy, feel good and look good. And it's not hard—...
Article | Mar 07 2010
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