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How To Raise Healthy Kids

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Talk to your child’s teachers to make sure they are on the same page as you. Discuss healthier options for birthday parties and snack times. Request that if they have to serve processed snacks like cookies and graham crackers, they offer your child only small portions.

Food is the best source of vitamins, so have a wide variety of healthy food handy in the house, such as different colored fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and whole grains. However, because it is difficult to eat all the recommended vitamins and minerals our bodies need to work at full capacity, speak to your doctor about a daily vitamin.

There are many time-honored ways to avoid getting sick, with the easiest and most effective one being frequent hand washing. After that, there is nothing like a consistent bed time schedule for both children and adults to give the body a chance to beat off any invading pathogens.

For some of us, these efforts might seem like they cost too much in time and money, but when you focus on the long term savings in health and the ability to instill in your children healthy habits that will serve them well for the rest of their lives, there’s no time to waste.

I would love to hear about the changes you are making to improve your family’s health.  Good luck and remember that even a small change is a positive start.

About the Author: Pnina Baim holds a B.S. in Health and Nutrition from Brooklyn College and an MS.edu from Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Program. She works as a nutritionist, a certified lactation consultant, a home organizer, and in her free time writes as much as possible. She is the author of the Young Adult novels, Choices, A Life Worth Living (featured on Dansdeals and Jew In The City) and a how-to book for the Orthodox homemaker, Sing While You Work. The books are available at amazon.com. Pnina is available for speaking engagements and personal consulting. Contact her at pninabaim@gmail.com.


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