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Proper nutrition is important for children too. Recommended is the 5-2-1-0 plan: 5 servings of fruits and veggies a day, 2 hours or less of screen time (computer and TV), 1 hour or more of physical activity, and 0 sugary drinks – more water and low fat milk.


Tips ~ try seasonal fresh fruits and veggies.
Mix veggies in pasta, soup or pizza.
Add fruits to cereal and pancakes.
Add fresh lemon, lime or orange slices to water for flavoring and keep a pitcher in the fridge.




Let kids take turns picking a new food to try. Make exercise a fun family activity. Take walks – make to sure to include the entire family including pets, ride bikes, dance etc. Exercise is good for your heart and makes everyone feel better. Make gradual changes to increase physical activity and incorporate it into your daily routine. Choose fun seasonal activities.


Interesting facts:

• Try the 3-bite rule. Eat 3 bites of a new fruit/veggie. Keep trying!! It can take 7-10 tries before you like a new food.
• What is a serving? Adult – a whole fruit the size of a tennis ball. ½ cup chopped fruit or veggies, 1 cup raw, leafy greens, ¼ cup of dried fruit. Kids – the size of the palm of their hand.
• American children and teens spend 22-28 hours per week watching television, more than any other activity except sleeping. By the age of 70 they will have spent 7-10 years of their lives watching TV.
• Soda has no nutritional value and is high in sugar.
• Energy drinks are NOT sports drinks and should never replace water during exercise.
• Water is fuel for your body.



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827 E. Division
Cadillac, MI 49601

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm for Lunch

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Billing: (231) 876-3410
Fax: (231) 775-9333


If you have an urgent medical problem after hours or on the weekend, you can reach the on-call physician by calling the answering service at (231) 775-9741. In case of an acute emergency, go to your nearest hospital Emergency Department at once.

News & Updates

August 13, 2018
Dr. Mutch announced that he will retire from the practice of medicine as of the end of2018. For more information go to the home screen.

February 01, 2018
Dr. Grace announces that he will be retiring from practice as of April 30, 2018. For more information please go to the home screen.