Healthy Out-of-School Time Holiday Tips
December 21, 2016
It's holiday time, and several HOST members are sharing ways to make the season active and healthy!
- Alliance for a Healthier Generation suggests an addition to your holiday newsletter: tips on encouraging family conversations at mealtime. They cite research from ChildTrends that found eating with parents had a positive influence on adolescents' nutrition and eating habits.
- It's Time Texas offers "Our Tips to Have a Healthy Holiday Season!" and tells us "Why You Shouldn't Gain Weight Over the Break and Resolve to Lose it in the New Year."
- The American Heart Association has "Top 5 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season."
- Playworks gives us "Fun and easy indoor games for your family!" -- ways to stay active when the weather outside is frightful.