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Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional Value

Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional ValueStudy indicates snacking is a “missed opportunity”by Kathy Francis From animal crackers to gummy fruit snacks and calorie-laden juice drinks, kids in child care are not getting the nutrition they need from daily snacks, according to a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center published online in the … Continue reading Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional Value

How to Help Your Kids Live A Healthy, Active Lifestyle.

by Dr. Janine Darby Did you know that 13.7 million children and adolescents are overweight just in the United States alone? Even worse, obesity at such a young age is crippling leaving many children susceptible to… Mobility issues. Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease. Mental health issues. Sleep apnea. Chronic joint pain. And … Continue reading How to Help Your Kids Live A Healthy, Active Lifestyle.

4 Tips for Empowering your kids during the pandemic

Empowering your kids intelligently during the corona-virus pandemic. Kids need routine and discipline to stay healthy. Limited movement situation (lockdown) has created dis-balance in this routine and they feel disturbed, anxious, and uncertain just as adults. Mothers and Fathers must note this: the most important action as a parent is to find ways how you … Continue reading 4 Tips for Empowering your kids during the pandemic

Should Weight Loss be a Priority for Doctors?

Obesity is the root cause of several diseases, yet medical schools don’t train doctors on nutrition and weight loss. Doctors are especially skilled for prescribing medications and performing surgery, but not for nutrition and weight loss. You might be a little surprised to read that, but whether a physician has expertise regarding diet often comes … Continue reading Should Weight Loss be a Priority for Doctors?