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Healthy habits during COVID-19: keeping your kids on track for a healthy lifestyle

Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, give tips to maintaining healthy habits and routines while at home during COVID-19.

Setting the stage for kids to lead healthy lifestyles

Nutrition tips for busy back to school activities

Lindsey Smith, RD, LD

Diabetes & Exercise during the Summer

Lauren Plunkett, RDN LD

Children playing outside during the winter, snowing

Exercising in the winter

It’s important for kids to stay active during every season, even when it’s cold outside.

Ray’s Run

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Maple Grove

The 6th annual Ray's Run honors Ray, who passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) when he was 4 months old. Proceeds from the run benefit SIDS families. Register for Ray's Run.

Ride for Rocco

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Woodbury

Create an account and sign up for the 12:30 class or 1:30 class at Cycle Bar in advance of Sept. 25, as class will fill up quickly. The cost (a minimum donation) is $25 and 100 percent of proceeds will go to Children's music therapy program in honor of Rocco.

Grand Rounds: Physical activity as a vital sign

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Children’s Minnesota Awarded Youth Wellness Grant by Target

 

Ask Dr. Gigi

Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.