There is no shortage of kids health + fitness information available via the internet today. However, with drastically differing viewpoints, it can be hard to determine which websites are most credible. Never fear, the Recess & Results approved list of health + fitness websites for kids is here!
This USDA website provides great information on healthy eating + age appropriate exercise for kids! Here you can find free access to games, activity sheets, recipes, additional parent resources and more!.
As part of The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. The site has separate sections for parents, kids, and teens, with information that speaks to the unique questions and age-appropriate understanding of each group. KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.
We love “The Better Mom”! A Christian Mom blogger, Ruth offers great meal plans, a health section, a faith section, and overall great insight into the world of Christian parenting. A must browse for our mom friends!
Children’s National Medical Center IDEAL Clinic provides great resources to families with questions about Childhood obesity.
We couldn’t agree more with The Center for Disease Control and their advice and insight on AGE APPROPRIATE kids fitness activities. This website provides great tips and practical examples + ideas for making certain the entire family is set up for optimal health!
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