Blog entry | Mar 08 2010
Note: As part of RD day and the RD day blogfest, each of the International Food Information Council Foundation's RDs is highlighting a key message and also what we've learned about messaging as...
Blog entry | Mar 08 2010
As part of RD day and the RD day blogfest, each of the International Food Information Council Foundation's RDs is highlighting a key message and also what we've learned about messaging as...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Do you have trouble getting your kids up and moving? A "no sweat" way to motivate kids to be active is to make physical activity a natural part of everyday life. For good health, children need at...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Do the words "I'm bored" sound all too familiar? As a parent, you've probably heard this complaint from your kids all too often. Next time, take those words as a challenge to get your kids moving …...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Moving your body by running, jumping, walking and playing gives you energy, makes your muscles stronger and helps you feel good about yourself. Moving for 60 minutes every day is a great goal. But...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Are You "Safety Smart" About Exercise? Whether you're playing a sport, riding your bike or just tossing a ball around with your friends, it's important to do certain things to stay safe. Otherwise...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Hey! Got a dirty mouth? The best way to keep your teeth healthy is to brush and floss every day, and to see the dentist for regular check-ups. Know why? There are millions of bacteria living in your...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Sure, you want to help your family to eat healthy. So what's stopping you? If you think it takes too much time to shop and prepare nutritious meals, you have plenty of company. Many people aren't...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Regular checkups help the doctor monitor your child's growth and development. For years, doctors have used height and weight measurements as their primary tools for assessing a child's physical...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Hey! Being you is a beautiful thing. What's that you say? You don't always believe it when you look in the mirror? If the shape of your body or how much you weigh is getting you down, listen up–we've...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Yikes–it's 90 degrees, everyone is sweaty, and your legs stick to the seat of the car. But there are still fun ways to play when the sun is high in the sky. (Make sure to slather on some sunscreen...
Article | Mar 08 2010
The liver is the largest organ in your body. An adult's liver weighs about three pounds and is reddish brown. Your liver is located on your right side underneath your diaphragm. The liver has many...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Did you know that your body is so muscle-bound that muscles make up 30 to 50 percent of your weight? Or that the muscles attached to your bones (called the skeletal muscles) contract so you can move...
Article | Mar 08 2010
You've probably heard the news: Type 2 diabetes, a condition once reserved for the "over 45" set, is rapidly increasing among children and adolescents, according to the American Diabetes Association...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Probably every day, you see ads for foods or drinks on TV, in the newspaper or in a magazine. Companies hope their ads will get you to buy the product or ask your parents to buy it for you. It's fun...

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