Fitness, Nutrition & Health

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In our ongoing effort to make the health and well being of our patients our top priority, we are continually reviewing and recommending information related to health, nutrition and fitness. Lake Ray Hubbard Pediatrics believes in following good general nutrition guidelines and common sense fitness activities for all our patients. We encourage parents to actively read and evaluate as much information on these subjects as possible for their children’s long-term health benefits.

Listed below are several resources we feel that present good common sense advise and practices from trusted authorities on the subjects of nutrition and fitness.

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The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was created to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward this goal, the Center focuses its efforts on two primary objectives:

• Advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and
• Conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.

The Center’s core projects to support its objectives are the following:

• Dietary Guidelines for Americans
• USDA Food Guidance System (MyPlate, MyPyramid, Food Guide Pyramid)
• Healthy Eating Index
• U.S. Food Plans
• Nutrient Content of the U.S. Food Supply
• Expenditures on Children by Families

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You know the importance of good nutrition and exercise, but how do you feed a picky eater or encourage a child who hates sports to play outside? Learn how to keep your child healthy with the right foods and exercise.

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children’s health and development. Here you’ll find links to related features created for kids and teens.

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Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let’s Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active.