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10 Tips To Keep Your Child At A Healthy Weight

The habits you form in your earliest days become the blueprints for your future—thus it is imperative that you give your children the best opportunities at creating a happy and healthy adult lifestyle. With the climbing statistics in childhood obesity, type II diabetes, and a plethora of related healthcare concerns, parents should follow these top…

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How To Get Your Child To Eat Healthy

With childhood obesity on the rise and so many fun reasons to sit in front of the computer or television instead of running around outside, instilling healthy eating habits at a young age is more important than ever. To help you get your children eating healthy and choosing the right snacks, here are some great…

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The Right Balance of Treats for Your Grandchildren

One of the things that Grandmas are most infamous for among parents, is giving children lots of snacks that aren’t necessarily great for their health or teeth. As a Grandparent you’ve done your time as a taskmaster Mother, and now it’s time to get to enjoy being the ‘fun Gran’ who gives sweets and never…

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Is Katie Hopkins Right About Childhood Obesity?

Katie Hopkins, former contestant on the hit TV show The Apprentice, has made the headlines again for proposing that overweight children should be told that they are fat. Ms Hopkins is making a fine career out of stirring up controversy as her no nonsense, say it as it is approach consistently provokes the politically correct…

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Does My Child Need A Vitamin Supplement?

Vitamin supplements have become a part of the daily routine for many Americans of every age – however, does your healthy child really need a supplement? Most experts agree that supplements are not really necessary for healthy children. Instead, it would be ideal for a child to get their daily allotment of vitamins from a…

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Educational Benefits of Baking With Children

Baking with the kids shouldn’t be an activity reserved for Sunday afternoons, when there’s nothing on TV or the weather’s lousy.  Baking can provide children with ample opportunities to learn new concepts and skills, in a fun and interactive manner. Here are eight vital skills that baking with your kids will help them to improve:…

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3 Ways To Keep Your Children Happy And Healthy

As a parent, you want your children to be as happy and active as possible, but maintaining and encouraging a healthy lifestyle can be difficult. Simplify your approach, and make fun changes to your lifestyle that include healthy eating, physical activities and creativity from an early age- Eat Healthy by Planning Meals Getting your children…

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Healthy Meals To Cook For Your Children

Cooking healthy for your family is vitally important if you want to instil good eating habits in your children and improve your family’s well-being. Good food is like medicine for the body, so if you take the preparation of meals seriously it will be quite beneficial to maintaining a healthy and vibrant lifestyle. Unfortunately, coming…

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Knowing Good Bacteria From Bad Bacteria

Many people think of bacteria as totally unwanted microorganisms that bring disease. The truth is they play a vital role in the proper running of our bodies, especially in our digestive systems. There are more than 400 kinds of bacteria in our bodies at any given time, and many of these are good for us.…

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Weight Loss For The Entire Family

Obesity is no longer just a middle age problem.  Weight struggles are just as common with children and adolescents as they are with adults. Recent stats have shown that one in three children is overweight.  These high rates of obesity indicate that there is a lifestyle problem taking place.  And chances are, more than one…