Why Scientists are not so Sure that Kids Need Vitamin Supplements

People want their children to grow up strong, and in many families, parents give their children vitamin supplements to keep them healthy. According to a 2004 study, about 50 percent of young children have taken supplements. These candy-flavored vitamins with their cartoon shapes are appealing to kids, but do they do any good? Does your […]

How Necessary are MultiVitamins for Preschoolers?

Do your preschool children take multivitamins? It may not be necessary. For many children who are healthy and growing normally, the best source of nutrients is food, and they can get all of the vitamins and minerals that they need from their normal meals and snacks. For that to happen, parents should keep their kids […]

Just Desserts: How Parents Can Keep Kids’ Diets Well-Rounded

Healthy eating is necessary to sustain human life. As adults, we know this, and we try to teach this to our kids. But kids, as we all know, are drawn to unhealthy foods–they’re just more honest about the temptation than adults often are. Some kids may be finicky, or have specific dietary needs. No matter […]

Manage Your Diet, Treat Yourself with Yacon Syrup

Heroes, as I’ve approached my mid-forties I’ve struggled more and more with diet and exercise. When I had my fantastic knee injury on the bunny hill skiing in 2010 I was at a weight and shape that made me happy. Since then, not so much. I’ve tried all sorts of combinations of calorie counting, exercise, […]

Teach Kids How To Live Well With A Preventive Health Lifestyle

In a media-saturated environment where fast food advertising reigns, raising healthy kids has parents searching for tools that will keep them from being distracted by unhealthy habits. According to the International Journal of Preventive Medicine, obesity is now considered to be a global health crisis among children and adults. Teach your children how to ignore […]

4 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Safe

Today, raising children offers a number of new challenges that previous generations never encountered. The dawn of the computer age created habits that threaten both the health of the body and certain psychological issues. Obesity and Internet danger must be on every parent’s list of things to avoid. You can tackle these problems with a […]