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Archive for the ‘ Raising Healthy Children ’ Category

25 Jan

Get It While It’s Hot!

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: All the news, none of the preservatives. 1) Inflammation Causes Cancer This is huge news, so be sure to spread it! Scientists have long suggested a link between inflammation and cancer, but lacked conclusive evidence. Lo and behold… Inflammation is caused by many things. Among the most common culprits: injury, stress, […]

23 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Enhanced Soft Drinks

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with enhanced soft drinks. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, if we’re going to have soda, isn’t it better to enhance it with vitamins and […]

16 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Uncrustables

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Uncrustables. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, what’s wrong with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich already made and ready to go? And no […]

12 Jan

Catch the Buzz

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: No, not that kind of buzz. Sheesh! Between us, Sisson’s still pretty steamed about the whole health care crisis, so we sent him on a hike. We hope you’re about to go do something fun and active, too (it’s the weekend, for goodness’ sake!). But catch the latest buzz before you […]

11 Jan

Got News?

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites: You’ll want to click out today’s most interesting news, Apples: 1) We Promise, This Is the Last Dairy Discussion …for a while, anyway. This is merely to highlight the general conclusion that can be had from all the various dairy-makes-you-skinny debates: dairy obviously does not make you skinny enough. If dairy […]

9 Jan

Spice Things Up

Heat in the hopper is a cancer stopper. Clickativity!

9 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Gogurt

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with Gogurt. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, isn’t calcium on-the-go better than a popsicle? The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: Apparently, kids can’t […]

2 Jan

Vitamins Good for Kids, Too

Here’s a great little study on the important role supplementing plays in child development. Clickativity!

2 Jan

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Pita Chips

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with pita chips. But Fuming Fuji, you ask, aren’t pita chips healthy? The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: The Fuming Fuji was blinded […]

26 Dec

Take 2 Bites & We’ll See You in the Morning

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites 1. Ririan Rocks We love how the posts over at Ririan make life so much easier and more productive. Check out the essential tips for good sleep – and we’ll add one to the list… Spend 5 or 10 minutes before bed doing one of the following: – Journaling (write your […]

26 Dec

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Children’s Restaurant Menus

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with children’s restaurant menus. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, kids are so picky – restaurants have to offer what kids will eat, right? The […]

22 Dec

Fun Clicks

WORKER BEES’ DAILY BITES 1) Mistletoe Won’t Cure Anything…But It Still Breaks the Ice The holiday version of snake oil? 2) Baby Einstein or Go Fish? Fish oil is superior to both olive oil and annoying videos when it comes to raising smart kids. Technorati Tags: Baby Einstein, fish oil, snake oil, mistletoe

22 Dec

The Trees Aren’t Stressin’

Of course, they are trees. Sara here, with a few extra holiday tips: – Consider having your holiday meal delivered from a nice restaurant. No one will know. Really. And you can always bribe that little nephew who figures it out. (There’s always one, isn’t there?) – Hire a maid service from one of those […]

20 Dec

Generation XXL

Health Day News published an article on children’s health this morning, and here’s the quote that made me pause: “Being overweight or obese is the most important health issue facing children in the United States, a new survey finds.” I remember a time when the most important health issue a kid had to think about […]

19 Dec

Tuesday’s Buzz

WORKER BEES’ DAILY BITES Yo! All kinds of news you’ll want to check out today, Apples. Here’s the best of it: Bite My MDA The FDA says it wants stricter warnings on the dangers of over-the-counter pain pills like ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and naproxin sodium. Since thousands of people die every year from painkiller-related problems (even […]

19 Dec

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Macaroni and Cheese

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with macaroni and cheese. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, isn’t mac ‘n cheese at least rich in complex carbohydrates, calcium and protein? The Fuming […]

18 Dec

All the News You Want to Click

WORKER BEES’ DAILY BITES Howdy! Here’s the latest & greatest from the world of health news (of course, with our views): Where Studies Get Tricky More breast cancer news. A study of about 2,400 women found that non-hormone-receptor breast cancer survivors who ate 20% fat in their diets had a lesser chance of cancer relapse […]

12 Dec

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Sports Drinks

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with sports drinks. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, aren’t sports drinks really healthy, especially for child athletes? The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: […]

7 Dec

The Sisson Spoof

Start ’em young… Technorati Tags: spoof, Lunchables, Oscar Mayer, obesity epidemic, lunch, snack, children’s health, high sodium foods

5 Dec

The Fuming Fuji Says No to Breakfast Cereals for Children

The Fuming Fuji is outraged at the marketing of toxic food, especially when it’s aimed at the small fry. This week, the Fuming Fuji has decided to have a serious problem with the breakfast cereals for children. But, Fuming Fuji, you ask, aren’t some breakfast cereals healthy? The Fuming Fuji says no! The claim: Breakfast […]

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