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Memorial Day | In Honor...

by Sharon Gayle May 29, 2017

Remembering Our Brave


In Honor, and in Our Hearts...

 

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Tip of the Day! | An Apple...

by Sharon Gayle May 29, 2017

GayleFORCE® | Keeping it real!


It takes a litte bit more than an Apple.


An “Apple a Day” combined with the main ingredient …the “Right Mindset”, definitely helps to keep the Doctor away!

GayleFORCE® KidsZone - Obesity Facts

by Sharon Gayle May 14, 2017

Childhood Obesity Facts


More than Tripled...


The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Today, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6–19) has obesity.


Correct portion size is a major compenent of keeping a childs weight, and fat %, within healthy norms.


Obesity is defined as having excess body fat. Overweight is defined as having excess body weight for a particular height from fat, muscle, bone, water, or a combination of these factors
. Body mass index, or BMI, is a widely used screening tool for measuring both overweight and obesity. BMI percentile is preferred for measuring children and young adults (ages 2–20) because it takes into account that they are still growing, and growing at different rates depending on their age and sex. Health professionals use growth charts to see whether a child’s weight falls into a healthy range for the child’s height, age, and sex.

  • Children with a BMI at or above the 85th percentile and less than the 95th percentile are considered overweight.
  • Children at or above the 95th percentile have obesity. Read More...

 


SOURCE:
CDC | Centers for Disease Control - Read full article

Motivational: Words that Feed the Soul!

by Sharon Gayle May 7, 2017

Mahtma Gandhi


Tomorrow...