New Year, Healthy Kids

Research continues to show the direct benefit of exercise for our children’s physical and mental well-being. Exercise reduces childhood obesity and increases academic performance, according to study after study. Check out this link for summaries of 2 research projects which support this concept.

Exercise and Children: Better Brain Health, Less Obesity, Less Stress

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Beware The Perceived Messages In Research

Here, we read that some original researchers of a study regarding acceptable levels of Vitamin D did not intend for their research to create the resulting “pandemic” known as Vitamin D deficiency. Certain lifestyles require more Vitamin D (and other vitamins, for that matter) than others. We should always be skeptical of one-size-fits-all proclamations.

http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/vitamin-d-whats-right-level-2016121910893