References AUGUST 2015
The Healthiest Kids on the Block
- Dudley, D., W. Cotton, and L. Peralta. “Teaching Approaches and Strategies That Promote Healthy Eating in Primary School Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 12 (2015): 28. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4416340/
- FamilyDr. “School Lunches: Helping Your Child Make Healthy Choices.” Updated March 2015. http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/kids/eating-nutrition/healthy-eating/school-lunches-helping-your-child-make-healthy-choices.html
- HelpGuide. “Nutrition for Children and Teens.” Updated June 2015. http://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/nutrition-for-children-and-teens.htm
- KidsHealth.org. Site written for children to help them learn about a healthy lifestyle. http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/
- Kondracki, N.L. “The Link Between Sleep and Weight Gain — Research Shows Poor Sleep Quality Raises Obesity and Chronic Disease Risk.” Today’s Dietitian 14, no. 6 (2012): 48. http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/060112p48.shtml
- National Sleep Foundation. “Children and Sleep.” Accessed June 2015. http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-topics/children-and-sleep
- Stevens, A., et al. “Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Cause Adverse Health Outcomes in Children? A Systematic Review Protocol.” Systematic Reviews 3 (2014): 96. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4160918/
- Yale Health. “Be a Sugar Detective.” Accessed June 2015. http://yalehealth.yale.edu/sugardetective
Power of Juicing
- Mayo Clinic. “Is Juicing Healthier than Eating Whole Fruits or Vegetables?” January 2014. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/juicing/faq-20058020
- New Health Guide. “Benefits of Juicing.” Accessed June 2015. http://www.newhealthguide.org/Benefits-Of-Juicing.html
- Van Straten, M. Super Juice: Juicing for Health and Healing. (Whitecap Books, 2003). http://www.amazon.com/Super-Juice-Juicing-Healing-Superfoods/dp/1552854442
- Green Juice Recipe Source: Nosh and Nourish http://noshandnourish.com/content/naming-creativity-shrek-juice-hltt5
- Pink Juice Recipe Source: Eat Well Stay Well http://www.tarladalal.com/Eat-Well-Stay-Well-by-Tarla-Dalal-315b
Vitamin & Mineral Supplement Tips for Children
- Gaby, A. Nutritional Medicine. Concord, N.H.: Fritz Perlberg Publishing: 2011.
- Natural Health Academy. “Vitamin Supplementation.” April 29, 2014.http://natural-health-academy.com/vitamin-supplementation/
- NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. “5 Things to Know About Safety of Dietary Supplements for Children and Teens.” Updated June 4, 2015. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/tips/childsupplements
- Skowron, J. M. Fundamentals of Naturopathic Pediatrics. Toronto: CCNM Press: 2009.
- PCB: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/hazard/tsd/pcbs/about.htm
Kid-Safe Herbals For Health
- American Herb Society. “Great Herbs for Kids.” (PDF) http://www.herbsociety.org/resources/t4k/documents/HandoutGreatHerbsforKids.pdf
- McBride, K. The Herbal Kitchen: 50 Easy-to-Find Herbs and Over 250 Recipes to Bring Lasting Health to You and Your Family. Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC: 2010.
- Nourishing Herbalist. “The Difference Between Tinctures, Tonics, and Teas...Oh My!” Blog post. July 23, 2013. http://www.nourishingherbalist.com/the-difference-between-tinctures-tonics-and-teas-oh-my/
- Patton, C. “Herbal Remedies for Kids — Evidence Shows Nature’s Medicines Can Relieve Common Childhood Illnesses.” Today’s Dietitian 15, no. 2: 13.http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/021313p13.shtml
It’s Time to Play!
- American Heart Association. “Activities for Kids & Families.” http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/HealthierKids/ActivitiesforKids/Activities-for-Kids_UCM_304155_SubHomePage.jsp
- Ginsburg, K. R., et al. “The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds.” Pediatrics 119, no. 1 (January 1, 2007): 182 -191. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182.full
- Institute of Play. http://www.instituteofplay.org/work/
- Isenberg, J.P., and M.R. Jalongo. “Why is Play Important? Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Creative Development.” Excerpt from Creative Thinking and Arts-Based Learning Preschool Through Fourth Grade (Merrill, 2006 edition, p. 53-55). http://www.education.com/reference/article/importance-play--social-emotional/
- Kids Health. “It’s Time to Play.” http://m.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/fit/what_time.html?m=y#cat120