How to Make Your Own Vitamin Water

Thirsty? How to Make Your Own Vitamin Water

Vitamin water is all the rage – quenches your thirst, gives you some added vitamins and is a healthy tasty beverage. Or is it? Fact is a 531ml bottle of water containing added vitamins also has over 30 grams of sugar and 120 calories. Almost as much sugar and calories as a 330ml can of soda. Just…

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Can Kids Run 10km? Teaching Kids to Run Distance

Some kids seem to run before they learn to walk, but when can kids start running longer distances? I’m not talking ‘chasing a ball’ running or ‘playing soccer’ running, I mean ‘race bib, starting time and crossing a finish line’ running. At what age can kids safely run a 5km or even a 10km race? Important…

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Salad Secrets – How to Build a Better Salad

Are you salad savvy? Do you know how to build a better salad? Salads are synonymous with ‘healthy eating’ yet most salads are not as healthy as they could be. Choosing lettuce low in nutrients, adding no real protein and covering it in a creamy dressing that can be high in unhealthy fats are all ways to…

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How to Raise Active Kids

No one is more excited to watch their toddlers take their first steps than mom and dad, but soon enough you are secretly wishing they would just “sit still for one moment.”  Parenting toddlers and children with endless energy is exhausting and seemingly never ending, but somewhere along the way to the teen years our kids start…

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How to Raise Healthy Eaters

An important part of raising healthy kids is raising healthy eaters. Kids seem to be born with a love for chocolate and sour gummies and a distaste for anything that resembles a vegetable. As parents, how can we raise kids who will try new foods, make healthier choices and learn the importance of a balanced diet…

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How to Raise Healthy Kids

Raising healthy kids is an important part of laying the foundation for a future generation of healthy adults and healthy families. In theory raising healthy kids is pretty simple – eating a well balanced diet and getting plenty of activity, but in reality kids are less active than ever and filling up on convenience packaged…