- Posted on September 12, 2017
A glass of juice for your little one with a meal might seem like a healthy beverage choice. But is it really? For years, all varieties of fruit juice — from orange to grape and everything in between — were seen as healthier alternatives to beverages like Coke and sports drinks. But earlier this year, … »
- Posted on June 10, 2015
Saving your child from too much sugar. Have you ever wondered why all kids seem to have a craving for sugar? Or why sugary cereals, candies, and juices spend truckloads of money advertising to little tykes? Studies show that a child’s sweet tooth may be biological — hardwired into their taste buds from day one. … »
- Posted on November 6, 2014
The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has awarded Erlanger Health System Foundations a $375,000 grant for the development and operation of the T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital Childhood Healthy Eating and Active Living (C-HEAL) Center in partnership with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.
- Posted on March 22, 2012
Chattanooga, Tenn. – With obesity levels in the United States at all-time highs, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger leaders are working together to make local improvements through “Collaborate for Healthy Weight,” a national effort to reverse the epidemic through innovative local partnerships between primary care providers, public health professionals, and leaders of community-based organizations.