IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is new research demonstrating an increase in activity in school age children may reduce overall medical costs significantly.
MAKING CHANGES: Getting your children to move each day may be a challenge, but one worth the effort for your health and theirs.
FACT OR FICTION: He’s man’s best friend, but you might be surprised to find out what 70% of owners do with their pets!
In The News
Research from Johns Hopkins University demonstrates that when school age children increase their activity it may reduce their healthcare costs as they become adults. The researchers estimate that increasing activity by 25 minutes three times a week for up to 50 percent of school age children may reduce healthcare costs by nearly $22 billion as they grow to adulthood.
Daily Health Tip
Activity is important for adults and children. Getting active with your children will help both you and your children.
Don’t make this a bigger deal than it is. 00 minutes a week can easily be added to your schedule by taking a 15 minute walk every evening and a couple times at lunch. Consider biking with your children, swimming or playing tennis. Sometimes it’s as easy as pulling the children away from the television!
I believe every cell in my body is healthy.
My body is healthy and strong. I maintain my strength with a healthy lifestyle.
Fact or Fiction?
The dog, known affectionately as “man’s best friend,” come in a wide variety of breeds, types, sizes, colors and abilities. But, what they all have in common is their owner’s love and affection. 33% of owners leave messages for their pets on their phone’s answering machine. 70% sign their pet’s name on greeting cards. 58% put their pet in the holiday portrait. And 1,000,000 have been named as the primary beneficiary in their owner’s will.
Have a wonderful day!
Your Healthy Life America Team