The kid-friendly online resource, unveiled June 30, offers healthy information for parents, teens and kids on everything from eating vegetables and fruits, to ways to cook healthy food, and health-conscious activities for kids.
Lucy Klausner, the hospital’s child health promotion executive director, said most wellness sites focus separately on either adults or children.
“Research has shown that family participation is one of the most effective ways to incorporate a healthy lifestyle for children and young adults,” she said.
The website offers a food and exercise log, educational articles, recipes and meal planners for parents, kids and teens. First aid and safety tips, games that teach children about their bodies, health education movies and a health headlines sections are also on the website
Families can also track their exercise, food and body mass index and children’s nutrition and activity levels.