AWAREmedHealth andWellnessResource Center Back to School Preparations
(843)213-1480About Us:At AWAREmed in MyrtleBeach, we assist parentswith the perfect diet fortheir children to preventobesity and makes ahealthy lifestyle fun andattainable.
www.awaremed.com Prevent Childhood Obesity during the school year Childhood obesity affects millions of children in the U.S. Overweight children are at increased risk of many illnesses and some can lead to early death.
(843)213-1480 Risk Factors of Childhood Obesity Type 2 Diabetes Cardiovascular and heart disease Bone and Joint problems Asthma Sleeping disorders Poor self-esteem because of their appearance. Depression and other emotional issues from teasing. Stereotyped as lazy or having no feelings.
(843)213-1480Reduce the Risks – Exercise! Turn off the TV and Computers Stop playing video games Get outside and spend time together Walking, bicycling, swimming or just good ol’ hide and seek. And let kids pick their own outdoor activity.
(843)213-1480Reduce the Risks – Eat Right Reduce the consumption of foods that are high in calories Cut back on processed foods containing too much sugar and fat. Eliminate soft drinks. Do not eat fried foods. Be an example for your kids and eat healthy yourself.
www.awaremedonline.com Eat a Healthy Diet Fruits Watermelon Vegetables Strawberries Tomatoes Apples Carrots Celery Cucumbers
(843)213-1480 How Can we Make a Difference?•Do not use candy, cookies and other• high fat, sugary foods as rewards.•Make your own meals and desserts so• you are in control of how much sugar• and salt that is added.•Encourage healthy eating habits.•Make eating healthy food fun.•Make exercise fun by doing it together.
(843)213-1480 Healthy Afterschool SnacksoPut peanut butter on a celery stickoFruit GondolasoPop some no salt organic popcornoCut up an apple or other fresh fruitoHave carrots, cucumbers or other fresh vegetables availableoFruit Gondolas*oCucumber Apple Chutney*oDream Dates*oSweet Treat Carmel Corn** See Recipes
(843)213-1480 Some Healthy RecipesFruit Gondolas Ingredients: 2 – 3 endives ¼ cup pecans ¼ cup walnuts 5 – 6 dried cherries 2 tablespoons honey ½ cup coconut yogurt (vanilla)Wash endives, pulling off the leaves and set aside to fill.Chop nuts and dried fruit and mix together.Prepare by filling endive leaves with fruit and nut mixtureDrizzle honey over the top.
(843)213-1480 Some Healthy RecipesCucumber Apple Chutney Ingredients: ½ cup diced cucumber (peel optional,seeds removed) ½ cup diced apple (peel optional, 1 medium-sized apple) ¼ cup diced watermelon Fresh mint ½ teaspoon sea saltToss together the ingredients and serve.
(843)213-1480 Some Healthy RecipesDream Dates Ingredients: 4 – 6 slices bacon 12 – 18 dried dates or figs 1 – 2 Tablespoons grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon honey to drizzlePreheat oven to 450 degrees F.Cut bacon into strips.Wrap about 3 dates in 1 bacon strip and place ontobaking sheet.Brush with grapeseed oil.Drizzle with a little honey.Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the bacon getsbrowned and crispy.
(843)213-1480 Some Healthy RecipesSweet Treat Caramel Corn Ingredients: 6 cups air-popped popcorn 4 tablespoons Earth Balance oil 1/3 cup brown rice syrup 1 teaspoon sea saltPop the popcorn into a large popcorn bowl.Melt the butter in brown rice syrup together in asmall saucepan.Drizzle over popcorn.Toss to coat.
www.awaremed.comHere at theAWAREmed Healthand WellnessResource Center, welike to “turn your lighton to disease”,creating awarenessinside and out!
www.awaremedonline.comMake the choice your body deserves andcontact AWAREmed Dr. Dalal Akouryto find out all that we 4710 Oleander Dr. have to offer! Myrtle Beach SC, 29577 (843)213-1480 www.awaremed.com