Monthly Archives: June 2011

Carrots, What a wonderful food!

Carrots are a wonderful food and an excellent source for carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the human body. Carrots also provide a wide variety of other essential vitamins, B1, B2, C, D and E which are antioxidants … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Broccoli!

Eating Broccoli can help prevent stomach cancer, bladder cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer and breast cancer. Broccoli contains certain chemicals that may help reduce the risk of cancers. It is a good idea to try and have a wide variety … Continue reading

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Regular Activity for Children Promotes Health

Regular physical activity in children and adolescents promotes health and fitness. Compared to those who are inactive, physically active youth have higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness and stronger muscles. They also typically have lower body fatness. Their bones are stronger, … Continue reading

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Summary

Key Guidelines for Children and Adolescents Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity daily. Aerobic: Most of the 60 or more minutes a day should be either moderate- or vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity, … Continue reading

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