Everyday there are more studies released on the effects of unhealthy foods and the repercussions that come from eating them, including cancer, diabetes, and heart and kidney issues. Teaching your child the value of healthy eating at a young age can lead to healthier and happier future. Some of the major long-term dangers facing kids these days include:
Obesity: Unhealthy diets not only contribute to childhood obesity, but also lay the path for obesity later in life.
Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes is a direct effect related of long-term unhealthy weight and dieting.
Mental and Emotional Health: Studies have shown that an unhealthy diet increases the likelihood of anxiety and learning disorders in children.
Help your child learn about why healthy eating should be an important part of their life today! Our camp is focused on helping them understand more about healthy eating and how to incorporate it into their lives.
There are many benefits to keeping your child physically active, especially throughout these hot summer months. When school is out, children tend to gravitate towards electronics instead of physical activity. What they typically do not realize is that there are many benefits to being physically active. By building great fitness and nutrition habits at a young age, children decrease their likelihood of many common health risks and increase their likelihood for a healthy and successful future. Active children benefit from their healthy lifestyles in the following ways:
They have built strong muscles and bones to help them do the things they want and need to do.
Health risks, such as obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes, are not a concern because they have burned calories instead of storing them as fat and they have kept their blood sugar levels in a healthy range.
Active children have a better outlook on life, sleep better, and are more alert during the day, which attribu...