Entries by Jason Taylor

What Is the Importance of Good Nutrition For Kids?

How your child eats today will have a striking impact on her health throughout adolescence and adulthood. Consuming nutritious foods helps children and teens grow, develop, do well academically and feel good about themselves. Good nutrition also helps prevent child and teen issues such as eating disorders, obesity, dental cavities and iron-deficiency anemia. Childhood Obesity […]

Want Better Grades? Get Your Kids Moving

You know exercise is good for kids’ bodies. Did you know that exercise is crucial for kids’ developing brains as well? Even moderate exercise, like walking, could make your kids sharper, healthier, and happier. “Exercise has tremendous mental benefits,” says Joel Brenner, MD, chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and […]