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
To grain, or not to grain. That is the question. The world’s “experts” seem to be split in half regarding the addition of grains in our daily nutrition. However, most peer reviewed research show that grains are essential for healthful living. But, not just any grain. Whole grains—especially whole multi-grains—are the preferred source.
Nurturing our precious children must include improving their physical and cognitive health by increasing their daily physical activity. According to compelling research, a more active body makes for a more active mind. Watch the short video for more information.
Our children rely upon us to take care of them, ensuring they are safe and healthy. No, they do not always appreciate what we sometimes make them do—like enforcing their bedtimes—but we must insist. It is for their best interests!