Tip: Children Eating Breakfast

Eating Breakfast BenefitsAccording to a study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, children and adolescents who ate breakfast regularly maintained a healthy weight, had higher test scores, better grades and better school attendance than those who skipped breakfast.

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Tip: Wearing a Helmet While Riding a Bike

Wearing a helmet while bike riding will reduce your risk of head injury.

Bicycle Helmet SafetyWearing a helmet while bike riding will reduce your risk of head injury by 85% and brain injury by 88%.  According to research, children are more likely to wear a helmet if their parents wear a helmet.

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Tip: How to Choose Sunscreen

Every year, more than 2 million Americans find out they have skin cancer.

Choosing the Right SunscreenEvery year, more than 2 million Americans find out they have skin cancer. At a time when most other cancer rates are in retreat, the rate of newly diagnosed cases of melanoma — the most deadly skin cancer — has tripled since the 1970s.

Most experts attribute many of these new cases to widespread overexposure to sun. Paradoxically, while increasing numbers of Americans say they are aware of the dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet rays, they are still reporting a worrisome number of sunburns, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading “Tip: How to Choose Sunscreen”

Tip: Does Skipping Breakfast Make You Fat?

Research at Harvard University has linked eating breakfast with lower rates of obesity and insulin resistance.

Does Skipping Breakfast Make You FatResearch at Harvard University has linked eating breakfast with lower rates of obesity and insulin resistance.

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Tip: Just Say No To Candy

Scientific studies document that eating candy increases a child’s risk of later life cancer, ADHD, aggression, emotional and psychiatric diseases, and decreases intelligence.

Halloween CandyScientific studies document that eating candy increases a child’s risk of later life cancer, ADHD, aggression, emotional and psychiatric diseases, and decreases intelligence. It may even increase the likelihood of violent criminal behavior, and will invariably result in eating patterns that can lead to a troubled and painful later life.

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