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Here are a few ways to sneak a little bit of healthy pumpkin into your children’s favorite foods more

Recipes

blueberry-cookies

www.blueberrycouncil.org

Grocery stores are brimming with pints of fresh berries on sale at great prices; why not pick up a bunch and make some tasty recipes? more

Recipes

According to a recent article by Consumer Reports, there has been little to no improvement in the overall nutritional content of children’s restaurant meal options. What can parents do? more

Dining

With the temperatures dropping and winter approaching, cold and flu season is upon us. Now is the time to start thinking about boosting your child’s immune system. more

Family

Here are a few alternatives for parents who might be trying to keep a peanut-loving child happy inside a peanut-free classroom this school year. more

Recipes

Meal planning can be a challenge for beginners. But using the following pointers can take you one step closer to your optimal eating plan… more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Below are a few kid-tested and parent-approved delicious, healthy recipes to help your family celebrate the start of summer. more

Dining

We know it is a good idea to include a vegetable or fruit at each meal and snack. So how exactly do you increase these health-promoting foods in your daily routine? Here are just a few ideas to get you started… more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

The spotlight families have hit the ground running, and have done well with their week 1 nutrition goals. As the families have learned, when it comes to embracing optimal health, food choices matter. But so do fluids! more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Meet the experts that will be mentoring our 2016 Fit Family Challenge spotlight families. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Two Wilmington families take on an 8 week challenge working with local Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness experts to achieve a healthier lifestyle. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

The Fit Family Challenge is coming to Wilmington. The Challenge is an 8-week healthy lifestyle program that’s free and offers a mobile-friendly activity tracker, free community exercise classes, expert fitness advice and nutrition tips for families. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

If you’re like many parents, you probably try to keep your children’s diets as unprocessed and healthy as possible. more

Dining

According to a recent Consumer Reports study, the tuna fish sandwiches that so many of our children eat for lunch every day may be putting them at risk for ingesting dangerously high levels of mercury. more

Health

Many families with little ones will soon be hitting the roads this summer while traveling on vacation, and one of the key essentials of any lengthy car trip with kids is the right kind of snacks. more

Destinations

school lunch

usda.gov

Elementary and Middle School students in Brunswick County will receive free breakfast and lunch at school as part of a new program. more

Brunswick

Are Your Kids Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables?

A new strategy for parents to motivate their children to eat nutritiously. more

Fit Family Challenge

Nutrition and Exercise

As I exercised more, I discovered that I was not getting enough calories to sustain a full workout. more

Fit Family Challenge

Meet the Families

Wilmington Parent Magazine’s Fit Family Challenge presented by Wilmington Health is underway! We are excited to announce the following families have been chosen to participate in the challenge. more

Fit Family Challenge

WHA- CHildhood Obesity

www.wilmingtonhealth.com

Childhood Obesity

Child obesity has tripled in our country since the 1980s, and a multitude of health problems are developing in kids in America because of this trend. more

Fit Family Challenge