Monthly Archives: November 2011

DASH Diet Better For Teens In Garden City

Attention Garden City teens: The Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) helps prevent adolescent obesity, according to a recent study.1 The study was published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. The DASH diet includes low-fat dairy, chicken, lean, … Continue reading

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Garden City Parents: Is Your Child’s Car Seat Safe?

Anyone in Garden City who transports kids in their car should regularly review the child safety seat regulations. New York and federal laws are periodically updated. Garden City parents who think their six year-old doesn’t need to be in a … Continue reading

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Multiple Income Streams In Garden City

Hello Garden City entrepreneurs! I can show you how to start a home business even if you don’t have any experience. I am a network marketer who sells Nugget and X Power Square. My business is based in my home … Continue reading

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Less Meat, More Plants For Healthier SoHo Kids

The meat-heavy Standard American Diet (SAD) is, well, sad. SoHo diets high in meat and low in plants are the reason we have higher rates of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. If you have been eating the SAD diet for … Continue reading

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Rethinking New York Schools

Welcome to today’s Healthy New York Children blog. This site is dedicated to promoting children’s health in the New York area. Unless you have been living in a cave for the last 20 years, you have heard about the obesity … Continue reading

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‘Good Job, Bobby! Have Some Saturated Fat!’

Do your children’s New York school teachers reward good behavior with candy or cookies? Don’t you think it’s a little strange to reward Garden City children with something that is bad for them? Using unhealthy food as a token of … Continue reading

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Easy First Bike For New York Kids

There’s a new way for New York kids to learn how to ride a bike. At first glance, balance or no-pedal bikes look just like any other kid’s bike. Look closer, however, and you notice that they are missing something: … Continue reading

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Fun Exercise Ideas For Southampton Kids

When I was growing up in Southampton, my friends and I never ran out of things to do, and most of our activities provided at least a little bit of exercise. I have fond memories of playing kick-the-can on warm … Continue reading

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Healthy Snacks For Happy Studying In Garden City

Welcome to my New York children’s health blog. My fifth grader’s elementary teacher recently sent home a note encouraging good homework habits for all of her Garden City students. The note included this suggestion: ‘Eat a healthy snack before sitting … Continue reading

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