Tag Archives: summer

Healthy Kids and Parents: Join Our SUMMER PROGRAM!

Childhood obesity is on the rise.  The following statistics are taken from the CDC, Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, last updated in 2017. The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously […]

Fall is Upon Us…Don’t Let Summer Produce Go to Waste!

Farmer’s markets, home gardens, a friendly neighbor’s garden, county fairs, farm stands, or your local produce store: these are the reasons why there is an abundance of fruits and vegetables in my patient’s homes during the summer months in New Jersey. We stock up on the farm market deals!   However, as fall approaches, we […]

Keep Your Labor Day Weekend Healthy!

Labor Day Weekend. The weekend that students dread as the summer completes itself.  Labor day weekend signals our last “hoorah” enjoying pool parties, barbecues, days at the beach, and summer festivities until we start seeing school buses on our route to work once more. Labor Day weekend can be considered a time of celebration or […]

Goodbye Comfort Food, Hello Summer Fruit!

Barbecues, picnics, pool side parties, smoothies, and sunshine provide us with the atmosphere that craves refreshing snack items.  What is a sweet snack that increases as the sun increases its face time with the world? If “fruit” popped into your head, you must be either extremely intuitive or psychic! (Or you read the title above.) […]

Jump Into Spring…Literally!

Take a chill pill, sit outside, and enjoy the sunshine.   Take a seat and relax. These are the phrases we hear from our family members, our friends, our coworkers, and possibly, even our children.  However, science has discovered a reason to instead, get up from your chair.   It was found that not only can […]