KIDS’ PHYSICAL HEALTH: Help Kids Make Smart Food Choices

This is the fifth article in a 6-part series on Kids’ Health Tips from Dr. Erik Bostrom, family physician at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. As a parent, you are in a powerful and unique position to decide how your child eats every day. You also have the power to role model healthy behavior and attitudes […]

WELLNESS: Healthy Snacks for Kids

Milk and cookies, Nacho cheese and chips, or pop and a candy bar. While these may sound like great snacks to children, they are high in calories and don’t offer the nutrition growing kids need. Nutritious snacking can help your child curb hunger throughout the day, as well as provide energy and important nutrients.  Rather […]