A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. While we are still enjoying the rest of our summer here in the north, I know many of you are preparing for your children to go back to school (and some […]
A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve overall health.
A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, adequate essential amino acids from protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and adequate calories. The requirements for a healthy diet can be met from a variety of plant-based and animal-based foods. A healthy diet supports energy needs and provides for human nutrition without exposure to toxicity or excessive weight gain from consuming excessive amounts. Where lack of calories is not an issue, a properly balanced diet (in addition to exercise) is also thought to be important for lowering health risks, such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cancer.
What is secondary drowning? “Secondary drowning” is a non-medical term used to refer to delayed symptoms that are experienced after a person has been in water. It is a rare problem. It can happen when someone is exposed to water — even a small amount — and it gets in their lungs. Secondary drowning most often happens after a child […]
Concussions can happen to anyone, during any physical activity. And you don’t have to get hit in the head or lose consciousness to have a concussion. If you suspect a concussion, don’t let your child return to the game until they’ve been medically cleared. With concussions, prevention is key, and safety should always be the first priority. Watch this familydoctor.org […]
Firearm injuries happen every day, so it’s important to teach your kids what to do if they find a firearm. Whether it’s real or not, they should always apply these four steps: Stop. Don’t touch. Go away. And tell an adult. Remember, firearm injuries are one of the top 10 causes of accident-related death in children. Watch this familydoctor.org public […]