Healthy Tip # 48

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Welcome to a new category of my blog simply called ‘Healthy Tips.” Many times, when I write articles for various publications, I need to find sources for the story. Recently, I wrote an article for Yahoo Shine (click here) about keeping kids healthy. I was looking for experts and parents to chime in and give their favorite ‘tips’ to help kids (and their families) lead a healthy lifestyle.

The feedback for the story was amazing. The sources had some fantastic points of view that could not be ignored, and I thought their opinions should be viewed on the Your Health Journal web site.

So, enjoy my new series, with some ‘great’ insight from some ‘great’ people giving exceptional and educational points of view.

Healthy Tip From Kristin Millin, MD

“Try not to get in the habit of giving young children treats after sports activities. Rewarding limited activity, such as T-ball, with ice cream or sugary snacks is a habit that needs to stop. Having family members and friends enjoy the game should be reward enough.”

– Kristin Millin, MD – Pediatrician, Madison, WI, Meriter Medical Group