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Killeen-Temple-Belton, TX: Kid's Health & Safety

  • Prevent Heat-Related Illness With Hydration, Plan of Action

    Prevent Heat-Related Illness With Hydration, Plan of Action

    By: Jessa McClureSummer seems to come earlier every year, especially in Texas, and that means spring sports and outdoor activities can quickly become dangerous in the oppressive heat. If that hot, sweaty feeling becomes something more dangerous like heat exhaustion, it can quickly develop into a…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted May 23, 2014

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  • Five Wholesome Snacks for Families On-the-Go

    A busy family schedule means there's less time to gather around the dinner table each night, let alone ensure everyone in the family is getting the nutrients they need to live healthy

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted July 11, 2012

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  • Most Effective Sunscreens

    The best sunscreen is a hat and a shirt. No chemicals for the skin to absorb, no questions about whether the product works, no bogus claims like "sunblock." (No conventional product blocks out all rays. That's why the FDA is trying to ban the term. )

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted July 04, 2012

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  • Family Tips for Slimming Down

    Early in June of this year, New York City Major Bloomberg proposed that softs should not be sold in cups larger than16 ounces. This is an attempt to help fight the American obesity crisis

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted June 27, 2012

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  • What Exercise do Kids Really Need?

    Children under 8 years of age, have shorter attention spans compared to adolescents and adults.  They need a wide variety to activities and experiences. 

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted June 27, 2012

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  • Ever Wonder?

    Can eating chocolate cause acne?  This is a common misconception.  Hormonal changes are linked to teenage acne, rarely food choices.  The best approach to healthy skin is to eat healthy, keep skin clean and get enough rest. Are presweetened cereals more cavity promoting than…

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted April 30, 2012

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  • Weight Gain

    We hear plenty about weight loss, but what about those that need to gain some weight?  Believe it or not, sometimes weight gain can be as difficult!  In order to gain a pound of weight a week, you need to consume 500 calories more each day than your body burns.  IF you want to gain 2…

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted April 03, 2012

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  • Eat Your Veggies!

    Your mom always told you to eat your veggies, but the truth is that most people don't get enough of them in their diet.  When you skip out on vegetables, you are missing lots of vitamins and minerals as well as some fiber.  Here are some easy ways to up the veggie consumption in your…

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted March 05, 2012

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  • Advice for a Safe Packed School Lunch

    Most parents are more concerned if their kid is actually eating what they packed verses if it is safe after sitting for hours unrefrigerated.  A study just published in the journal Pediatrics, indicates that fewer than 2% of the perishable foods packed in sack lunches for kids ages 3 – 5 were…

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted February 02, 2012

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  • Quick and Healthy After School Snacks

    If your family is anything like mine, after school is a bit crazy!  We often have very little time once the kids get home before we head out to a football game, track meet, dance class, volleyball practice, music lesson, etc.  It’s important that your child gets a good, healthy snack to…

    by Tiffany Glenn, M.S., R.D.,L.D. Registered Dietitian
    Posted January 10, 2012

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