Archive for Tag: healthy kids

allergies

Aah-Choo! What are Allergies?

Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically harmless to most people. When a person is allergic to something, the immune system mistakenly believes that this substance is harming the body. What is the immune system? The immune system is the body’s defense against infections. The...

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exercise

Why Exercise is Wise

You exercise all the time without even thinking of it. When you run around outside or play kickball at school, you are exercising. What else counts as exercise? Helping around the house, like vacuuming, sweeping or folding clothes.  Playing sports, dancing, and doing push-ups. Even reaching down to touch...

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drinking water

Let’s go for Some H20: The Importance of Drinking Water

Hey kids! Here’s another way to stay healthy and take care of your heart. And it might surprise you: drinking water!! The American Heart Association of Northwest Arkansas and some other organizations – RB, Beaver Water District, Healthy Active Arkansas and Tyson Foods – recently brought 30 new water bottle...

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