Healthy Ways For Children



An in-depth conversation about exercise, healthy eating and improving self-esteem in adolescent children ages 7 - 15 years old.


  • The 3 "What's" to Help Children Live Healthy - What you eat?

    20/09/2019 Duración: 30min

    This podcast will talk about creating healthy goals to maintain a healthy intake of food.  We will talk about the nutrition recommendations from the USDA; what are empty calories; healthy benefits for making better food choices;  importance of family meals; accountablity for children when it concerns what they eat; cooking with children on a regular basis.

  • The 3 "What's" to Help Children Live Healthy - What you do?

    13/09/2019 Duración: 31min

    I believe there are 3 components necessary for children to live a healthy lifestyle.  This podcast discusses the importance of EXERCISE.  We will also discuss the different ways to workout, how often children should workout each week and parent/guardian involvement; how to reduce TV/video games/computer time and ways to get them more engaged in other activities.  

  • BACK TO SCHOOL - Bullying and Cyberbullying

    30/08/2019 Duración: 30min

    What is Bullying?  According to, bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.  Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose. Kids Under Construction, 404 748-0569

  • BACK TO SCHOOL - Breaking the Fast

    23/08/2019 Duración: 30min

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  The most appealing benefit is that breakfast jumpstarts the metabolism and, helps burn more calories throughout the day. When children eat breakfast it’s telling their body that there are plenty of calories to be had for the day.  It helps them pay better attention in school and to consume key nutrients they need to grow, like calcium and complex carbohydrates and healthy fats.   Kids Under Construction, 404 748-0569

  • BACK TO SCHOOL - National School Lunch Program

    16/08/2019 Duración: 29min

    This federally assistend meal program was established under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1946.  Since them millions of familys benefit from this option on a daily basis.  Several systems are in place to offer healthy options and feed children during the day.  The USDA provides strict guidelines which makes sure schools prepare a balance of fruits, vegetables, dairy and good portion size to help growing children.  

  • BACK TO SCHOOL - National School Breakfast Program

    09/08/2019 Duración: 31min

    The National School Breakfast Program is an awesome option for children who aren't able to eat at home.  We will discuss the program origin, how a child will qualify, the requirements for the school, and the price tag associated with this program.  The federal government has created this program to help families that really need the help.  Milliions of families participate during the school year and some even during the summer. 

  • SUGAR JOURNEY - The effects of sugar in the body

    02/08/2019 Duración: 30min

    Now that we have the facts, lets talk about how some changes can be made to help your children.  It’s a difficult process but not impossible.  There might be some setbacks but the devil is in the details.  We will discuss ways to set a plan and get your children involved so that they can become invested in the changes.  By working together, we can definitely have a generation of healthy children.

  • SUGAR JOURNEY - How does it affect children?

    19/07/2019 Duración: 30min

    Studies have proven, so much sugar is consumed that it’s considered as addictive as tobacco.  Our children are eating more processed foods, drinking more energy drinks and sodas which have overwhelming amounts of sugar in them.  Lets discuss how serious the problem is and how it affects your children.  Children over 7 years old can and should be held accountable for their food selections especially when they are not with mom and dad. 

  • SUGAR JOURNEY - How much is too much sugar?

    12/07/2019 Duración: 31min

    Many foods have sugar, some more than others.  When you’re shopping or eating out, you can still make wise decisions concerning the foods offered to your family.  We will discuss how to be proactive and what’s a healthy balance on a daily basis. You aren’t with your children all day, but lets start the process of accountability where they can make better decision.

  • SUGAR JOURNEY - Introduction & What is Sugar?

    05/07/2019 Duración: 30min

    We will discuss my difficult decision to give up sugar 3 years ago; how to approach the subject with your children and make changes in your home; what exactly sugar is and how it affects your body. 

  • Doctor Doctor Give Me the News

    23/03/2015 Duración: 16min

    When you take your child to the doctor do you feel like they are being completely honest with you?  Lets discuss what questions to ask and how to build a better bond with your Pediatrician and make sure they are being honest with you.  In order to help your child, you need all the facts or get another doctor.

  • Starting off the year on the RIGHT foot

    19/01/2015 Duración: 16min

    Lets discuss ways for children to start 2015 off the right way.  I will provide some tips to get them through the rest of the school year and prepared for a healthy summer break

  • Child Vision Awareness - Eye Friendly Foods

    16/06/2014 Duración: 16min

    Tune in to hear about some healthy foods to help promote healthy eyes.  There are so many fruits and vegetables that will not only improve the overall health of your body but keep your child's eyes working properly.

  • Picky Pete's Parent

    12/05/2014 Duración: 30min

    We have a parent panel lined up to discuss what its like to have a picky eater in the home.  Feel free to call in and provide your input which just might help someone else  

  • Summer Camp Central

    28/04/2014 Duración: 15min

    On the last program we discussed the Kids Under Construction summer programs.  This time we will explore other camps in Georgia.  Feel free to call in and share your camp.

  • Kids Under Construction Summer Program

    14/04/2014 Duración: 15min

    If you wondered what exactly Kids Under Construction offers, this program will provide some great insight.  I will break down the different options available not only this summer but all year around.

  • MyPlate 101...Interview with Nutritionist Linda Richmond

    24/03/2014 Duración: 30min

    Join the conversation to discuss the USDA food recommendations for MyPlate.  Linda Richmond, a certified nutrionist, will help provide insight concerning each component of the recommendation.

  • Are you eating enough?

    10/03/2014 Duración: 16min

    Join the conversation to discuss the food pyramid and recommended daily food amounts.  Some have weight issues because they just are eating enough of the right foods or maybe too much of the wrong foods.

  • Fact and Fiction about Organic Foods

    24/02/2014 Duración: 15min

    So many people want to feel their family healther foods but have no guidence in the matter.  By eating healthier, it will improve your way of life, give you more energy and extend your life.  Tune in to hear some key facts about the world of organic foods.

  • Guest - Linda Watson, Author of Wildly Affordable Organic

    10/02/2014 Duración: 31min

    Linda Watson started the Cook for Good project after becoming obsessed with the national Food Stamp Challenge: living on a dollar a meal per person for a week. Her three-week experiment became a lifestyle, the website, the book Wildly Affordable Organic, and now the Wildly Good Cook videos and teachers' training program. Her story took a romantic turn when she wrote the spoof Fifty Weeks of Green: Romance & Recipes. She teaches cooking classes and gives talks on thrift, sustainability, and creating your dream life across the country. She will talk a little about the secrets for eating healthy, organic food on a budget

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