Posts tagged "diet"

10 ways to promote healthy body image in your home

10 ways to promote healthy body image in your home
Please welcome back today’s guest posters Abbie Kelley, MA, LCPC and Julianne Neely, MSW, LSW, licensed therapists specializing in child, adolescent, and family counseling at Individual and Family Connection. I reached out to them after I heard my tween and two friends discussing whether they should diet at lunch, and they have some great thoughts... Read more »

Tweens consume too much salt - here's what parents can do about it

An article published in Pediatrics today found that American tweens and teens are consuming too much salt. Studying kids ages 8-18 years old, researchers found that kids consumed approximately 1,000 milligrams more salt than they should have.In the study, the kids’ studied had about¬†3,300 milligrams daily.¬† The recommended daily salt or sodium intake for kids... Read more »