Monthly Archives: September 2012

What You Can Do to Keep Your Child Healthy?

In the last installment of our four-part series spotlighting Childhood Obesity Awareness month, Texas Children’s Director of Sports Nutrition, Roberta Anding, shares that healthy living should be a family affair. Currently 18% of children and adolescents are overweight, and most … Continue reading

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Stretching and Exercise for Kids: What Works Best?

In part three of our four-part series for Childhood Obesity Awareness month, Brian Scully, a pediatric physical therapist, and Lauren Scott, a pediatric clinical dietitian, both with Texas Children’s Hospital, help answer some of the most common questions they’ve received … Continue reading

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Help! My Kid is a Picky Eater

This September, we’re focusing on Childhood Obesity Awareness month.  Following is part two in our four-part series presented in conjunction with Texas Children’s Pediatrics on childhood nutrition and exercise. I have picky eaters in the family. How can I get … Continue reading

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23 Million U.S. Children and Teens are Overweight or Obese: What Can We Do about It?

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The YMCA is partnering with Texas Children’s Pediatrics to bring you information you can use to help your family make healthier choices. This post is the first in a four-part series providing families practical … Continue reading

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Want to work out like an NFL star? A former Houston Texans player tells us how.

Pilates? Really? A former Houston Texans player shares his workout regimen. Think it’s too hard to get in NFL shape?  While you and I might not have access to the best trainers and equipment money can buy, we can add … Continue reading

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