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Month: August 2013

7 Protein-Packed School Lunch Ideas

Doctors Express Cherry Creek encourages you to keep your kids healthy at all times. The school year has begun and here is an article on how to keep your kids lunches filling and nutrious. By Mitzi Dulan Send your kids back to school with protein-packed school lunches. This is also a great opportunity to teach …

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U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says

Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) — Schools across America are showing progress in key areas related to health, including nutrition, physical education and smoking, federal health officials reported Monday. The results of a 2012 comprehensive survey of school health policies showed some encouraging trends, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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8 Energy Boosting Foods

Lemon water The simplest way to get a boost, ever! Adding lemon to water transforms regular H20 into a natural energy drink that is packed with electrolytes, which are critical for cells to produce energy. Hydration in general is key for a mood boost; a 2012 study found that women who were mildly dehydrated reported …

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Brain scans may help diagnose dyslexia

Differences in a key language structure can be seen even before children start learning to read. Anne Trafton, MIT News Office About 10 percent of the U.S. population suffers from dyslexia, a condition that makes learning to read difficult. Dyslexia is usually diagnosed around second grade, but the results of a new study from MIT …

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Green smoothies: Full of health benefits or hype?

Article by Cathy Payne, USA TODAY The drinks have nutrients, but people should be careful about what they add, experts say. If you don’t like eating your vegetables, you can join the growing number of those who are drinking them instead. Slurping smoothies made with raw, leafy green vegetables has become more popular as books …

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