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VFC Program

The Nevada Vaccines for Children (VFC) program has a new website:  www.vfcnevada.org.

Nutrition Education for Children and Parents

Nourish Interactive (www.nourishinteractive.com) is an educational website for children and parents. This website has free nutrition printables and games for children to help them learn about eating healthy. Each printable has a grade recommendation from PreKindergarten to 5th grade. The site also includes information about food safety, meal planning, a BMI calculator, and a calorie […]

Encouraging Your Kids to Be Active

Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle and must begin in infancy and extend throughout adulthood. Regular physical activity increases lean body mass, muscle, and bone strength and promotes good physical health. It fosters psychological well-being, can increase self esteem and capacity for learning, and can help children and adolescents handle stress. […]

Tips for Getting Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Did you know that childhood obesity is the No. 1 health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking? Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. If current trends continue, today’s kids could be the first generation to live shorter […]

When to Introduce Solids to Your Baby

You can introduce solids any time between 4 and 6 months if your baby is ready. Until then, breast milk or formula provides all the calories and nourishment your baby needs and can handle. His digestive system simply isn’t ready for solids until he nears his half-birthday. This article outlines some signs to look for […]
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