Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 25 November 2015 Benefits of kids playing outside There are amazing benefits to letting your kids play outside more. They use creativity for imaginative games. They absorb more vitamin D and have stronger bones. They are physically active and have strong motor skills, a stronger immune system and are more coordinating. They have strong awareness and observation skills, and they love and respect nature. It’s not only that the children engage themselves in playing on the swings, the slides, or even soccer, they are also inclined to construct different games that come out of their pure imagination. Bottom line - they are a happy, healthy bunch! 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Type 1 diabetes linked to coeliac disease Medical 30 000 lives could be saved with this vaccine Medical ‘Palliative care gave me hope when there was none’ Lifestyle What you need to know about the connection between cellulite and weight loss News SEE: 8 trauma facts you should know Medical 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?