Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of.

Short, intensive training improves children’s health

Short periods of intensive training motivates them to exercise, researchers claim.

Majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

Globally, in 2016, 81% of 11- to 17-year-old school students did not reach WHO recommendations to do an hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day

Two hours a week is key dose of nature for health and wellbeing

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for.

Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood

Adults who had close contact with natural spaces during their childhood could have a better.

What happens when your picky eater becomes a teenager?

However, the few children who were persistent picky eaters, those who were less able to.

The grassroots revolution making it normal for children to ‘play out’ again

In the 1970s and 80s it was normal for children to ‘play out’ on the.

The influence of social media and children’s food intake

New University of Liverpool research, published in Pediatrics, highlights the negative influence that social media has.

Mindfulness could promote positive body image

Awareness of internal body signals can affect the way we see ourselves

Study from @RCPCHtweets explores health impacts of screen time for young people

There is not enough evidence to confirm that screen time is in itself harmful to child health at any age, making it impossible to recommend age appropriate time limits.