Sugar consumption can affect a child’s heart. But how to curtail the habit … especially with Halloween just weeks away?
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Unusual behaviors hold the key to detecting a vision issue in your child and treatment is essential. It’s important to keep your child’s eyes healthy.
Whole grains … organic … real sugar … Know the crafty selling points behind common food items to know what you’re really feeding your kids.
Grown-ups know that clean hands can prevent illness, but when you’re a kid, it’s sometimes easy to forget to wash your hands. And as we head into cold and flu season, washing your hands becomes even more important. So to help out, the Clean Hands Coalition has declared Sept. 20 – 26 International Clean Hands… Read more »
Is it just a cold, or something worse? Should you ride it out or call the doctor? What to know when it comes to burning sore throats.
End your child‘s sugar addiction in six months time with a few simple steps.
If you’re not limiting your children’s gaming and other screen time, Moms and Dads, you should be: Studies and statistics show that the culture of play in the United States is vanishing, and that’s not a healthy thing for kids. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2010, children spent seven hours and 38 minutes… Read more »
Do you and your children eat enough fruits and veggies? Find out at the Centers for Disease Control’s website, fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov. The site offers interactive tools to help you determine how many fruits and veggies you and your family need each day. You can also build a typical breakfast, lunch or dinner at “Analyze My Plate”… Read more »
We’ve written here before about the negative mix of energy drinks and kids – do kids REALLY need all that sugar and caffeine? Now there’s more reason for concern. The popular highly-caffeinated drinks are especially risky for kids with heart abnormalities, diabetes, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or other emotional problems, say authors of a study that… Read more »
Could a higher level of tummy-friendly bacteria make a difference to a colicky baby? In two separate studies involving babies with colic (one study done in 2007, the other in 2010) some breastfed infants were given simethicone, a medication that reduces gas; other infants were given a supplement containing L. reuteri, one of the beneficial… Read more »