Monthly Archives: May 2014

Stock up

Family Health:  Stock up Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, lean fish/poultry/meat and whole grains. Limit highly processed foods. Download June 2014 Newsletter

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Family Meals

Family Health: Family Meals Sit down to family dinners. Kids who eat at home with their family at least 5-6 nights a week are 1/3 less likely to be overweight. Get your kids involved in planning and helping prepare meals. … Continue reading

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Reward your Kids

Family Health: Rewards Use non-food rewards frequently. A small reward will help reinforce the importance of working towards specific goals. Stars or stickers on a chart can add up to larger rewards. Download June 2014 Newsletter

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Get Started on Better Family Health

Family Health: Getting Started The first thing to start with is talking to your children. Explain why healthy behaviors are important. Then set specific daily goals that don’t focus on weight, but on healthy behaviors, like a specific number of … Continue reading

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June Newsletter: Family Health

Family Health Many weight loss surgery patients state that one of the big reasons for having surgery is to be a good role model for their children. That is important since kids learn healthy and not-so-healthy behaviors from their parents. … Continue reading

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