March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical...

Childhood Obesity in Georgia

Childhood obesity in Georgia is a growing problem (no pun intended)! In fact, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has reported that childhood obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. Overeating and putting screen time ahead of physical activity...

How To Get Your Child to Sleep

Back-to-School Means Changing Sleep Schedules Sleep experts generally agree that a consistent bed time is very important for promoting good sleeping habits in kids. A study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health suggests consistency of kids’...