What you eat and when you eat can affect how you sleep. In the following section, I'll review the foods and bedtime snacks that are likely to help your child sleep and identify the foods that should be avoided.
Fitness and Nutrition
The most prevalent health problem facing children today is obesity. If childhood obesity continues to increases, it could cut 2 to 5 years from the average lifespan. Our current generation of children could become the first in American history to live shorter lives then their parents.
There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout America. It is insidious and ravaging, and its victims are our children. What is it? Obesity in children has emerged as a serious threat to our nation's health.
Pound per pound of body weight, babies consume about 60 times more fruits and vegetables than adults. This fact, combined with undeveloped digestive and immune systems, put young children at the greatest health risk for pesticide residues.
Cold, fruit soups may seem a bit sophisticated for a toddler, but think again. They are perfect - sweet, healthy, and refreshing. Come to think of it, they are perfect for anyone on a hot summer day. Bring two spoons to the table with a bowl of this soup.
As you introduce your child to new foods, you should introduce each new food one at a time, and watch for any changes in your child's appearance or behavior. Some common symptoms of food allergies/intolerances include:
The best way to encourage your child to successfully make healthy food choices is to have plenty of them available and to avoid or limit the number of unhealthy food choices in your home.
There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout America. It is insidious and ravaging, and its victims are our children. What is it? Obesity in children has emerged as a serious threat to our nation's health. Take this quiz to find out if your child is at risk.
It is recommended that flax seed be eaten finely ground for maximum nutritional benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Here are few quick tips for adding more flax seed into your family meals.
Kids love sugar snap peas for the same reason adults do -- they're crunchy, sweet and fun to eat! This is a delicious salad that's sure to be a hit at the dinner table or in the lunchbox.