• How Indy Moms Act as Healthy Role Models for Their Families

    09/04/2015 |

    Earlier this year, Indiana University Health conducted the 2015 Indy Moms Survey. We asked 280 Indianapolis area moms about their health and the health and wellness of their families. One thing IU Health learned is that Indy Moms believe that they are…  Read More

  • Back to School: 5 Healthy Lunch Ideas

    09/04/2015 |

      School is now in full swing and it’s time to start packing brown bag lunches for your kids. If you’re looking to move beyond peanut butter and jelly and want to sub in some healthier fare (that your kids will eat up and enjoy) here…  Read More

  • 5 Hacks to Add More Fruits and Veggies to Your Kids’ Diet

    09/04/2015 |

    We all know that we should eat our vegetables, and fruit too for that matter. Getting all of our fruits and veggies isn’t always as easy as it sounds, especially for kids. If you want to increase the amount of plants your family eats, here are five…  Read More

  • Are You Making Time For Your Own Health and Wellness?

    09/04/2015 | Wellness

    In the 2015 Indy Moms Survey, 84% of the moms said that time constraints were one of the biggest roadblocks keeping them from living a healthier lifestyle. When you are a mom, time can seem like a precious commodity. From the moment you get up in the…  Read More

  • 5 Facts You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

    09/04/2015 | Wellness

    Lyme disease is less prevalent in Indiana than in other parts of the United States, but it has been growing over the last few years. Unfortunately, as it has been in the news more and more, misinformation about the disease has spread as well. Separating…  Read More

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How Indy Moms Act as Healthy Role Models for Their Families

09/04/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Earlier this year, Indiana University Health conducted the 2015 Indy Moms Survey. We asked 280 Indianapolis area moms about their health and the health and wellness of their families. One thing IU Health learned is that Indy Moms believe that they are essential health role models for their families. 80% of moms said that when they eat healthy, their kids were more likely to eat healthy. 74% said that when they lived an active lifestyle, their kids did to. We asked five local moms how they acted as…

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Back to School: 5 Healthy Lunch Ideas

09/04/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

  School is now in full swing and it’s time to start packing brown bag lunches for your kids. If you’re looking to move beyond peanut butter and jelly and want to sub in some healthier fare (that your kids will eat up and enjoy) here are 5 healthy lunch ideas. 1. Smoked turkey wraps. Turkey has fewer calories and less fat than deli meats like bologna and ham. Put turkey, veggies, and maybe even a little cheese in a whole wheat wrap for a delicious and healthy lunch for your kids.…

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5 Hacks to Add More Fruits and Veggies to Your Kids’ Diet

09/04/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

We all know that we should eat our vegetables, and fruit too for that matter. Getting all of our fruits and veggies isn’t always as easy as it sounds, especially for kids. If you want to increase the amount of plants your family eats, here are five hacks to upgrade your current diet to one loaded with healthy vegetables and fruits. 1. Make more stir-fries. If you’re a meat and potatoes or a meat and rice type of family, try mixing vegetables with your meat (or tofu) in a stir-fry.…

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Are You Making Time For Your Own Health and Wellness?

09/04/2015 | Wellness

In the 2015 Indy Moms Survey, 84% of the moms said that time constraints were one of the biggest roadblocks keeping them from living a healthier lifestyle. When you are a mom, time can seem like a precious commodity. From the moment you get up in the morning to the moment you go to bed at night, you have kids, work, and other life factors that need your full, undivided attention. On some days, carving out time for yourself can seem nearly impossible. It is however, necessary. Living a healthier life…

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5 Facts You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

09/04/2015 | Wellness

Lyme disease is less prevalent in Indiana than in other parts of the United States, but it has been growing over the last few years. Unfortunately, as it has been in the news more and more, misinformation about the disease has spread as well. Separating fact from fiction can be overwhelming. Here are 5 facts you need to know about Lyme disease. 1. Lyme disease is spread primarily by deer ticks. Deer ticks, named for their tendency to live on and feed off of deer, are the primary transmitter…

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