Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

Kylene Frost, RD, LD, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian According to the CDC, the percentage of children and adolescents in the U.S. affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 (ages 6 to 19 years) is obese, which is defined as having excess body fat. Causes of … Continue reading Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

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Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Parkour, also known as free running, is a French military-designed training which utilizes obstacle courses. The obstacles require extreme focus and a can-do attitude, and heavily utilize physical abilities such as running, jumping, swinging, rolling and even climbing. It’s a fun and exciting way to exercise, and anyone can enjoy it. Here are the Top … Continue reading Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Top 10 Exercises to Strengthen Your Brain

To maintain a nimble, healthy physique, you have to exercise. Whether you have a regular cardio routine, like to take long walks, run regularly or lift weights at the gym, you know your muscles will get stronger by doing physical exercise. But how do you strengthen the most important muscle in your body: your brain? … Continue reading Top 10 Exercises to Strengthen Your Brain

New Children’s Dental Service to Hold Grand Opening

When it first opened its Topeka practice in 2016, Adventure Dental and Vision first set its eyes on providing quality vision care to the children of Topeka, including a wide variety of fashionable eyewear that are Medicaid and insurance-approved. Now the company is celebrating the launch of its Topeka dental practice featuring colorful kid-friendly rooms … Continue reading New Children’s Dental Service to Hold Grand Opening