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Our power food of the week is pears! Health Benefits of Pears A naturally sweet and crunchy snack, pears can be sliced, cooked, and used to make all kinds of delicious, nutritious food. Pears contain non soluble polysaccharide (NSP), a natural source of fiber. Pears are...

This week we're learning about the health benefits of watermelon! Health Benefits of Watermelon Watermelon not only makes for a quenching, natural treat, but has many health benefits as well. Watermelon contains vitamins A, C, B1, B5, and B6. And because watermelon is 92% water and full of...

This week's power food is green pepper! Health Benefits of Green Peppers  Green bell peppers not only add flavor to your meal, but plenty of nutrition, too! A single cup serving of green peppers has 2.5 grams of fiber, almost 120 milligrams of vitamin C, and natural antioxidants. Both vitamin C...

Melanie Channick, Amazing Athletes Montgomery County, PA As a youth sports’ development program, Amazing Athletes focuses on teaching children the fun and importance of fitness. We believe that active, structured play is an integral part of children’s education. Research shows that fitness not only helps the body,...

Many people make a new year’s resolution to be healthier throughout the next year. But when healthy habits are instilled early, children learn to make fitness and nutrition part of their lifestyle rather than a goal that may come and go.   When children learn the foundations...

It’s no secret that children are especially impressionable. When it comes to good sportsmanship, kids look to their coaches and parents as examples of how to act. Developing good sportsmanship does more than show kids how to behave politely during and after a game. Sportsmanship impacts how children interact on and off the field. Good sportsmanship builds teamwork, character, and teaches respect, honor, discipline, kindness, inclusion, resilience, perseverance, and more.