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School age is the perfect time for children to learn about healthy food, bodies and activity. This is the time they start a busy social life, have pocket money and begin to help choose their own lifestyle. Children of this age learn quickly and are also influenced by their friends and popular trends. Children need a wide variety of foods for a well-balanced...

Happy Baby – Ananda Balasana – Kids Yoga

Posted by on February 26, 2013
Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana) is also called Dead Bug Pose and looks exactly like its name, whichever you want to use. It is a fantastic hip opener. Mobility in the hip joint is vital to healthy knee and back function. The freedom of movement classic in infants can be maintained throughout life with open hips. The hip joint is the meeting place...

Promote Your Child’s Digestive Health

Posted by on February 4, 2013
If there’s anyone in the world who focuses almost as much attention on our children’s diets as parents do, it’s the dietitians who help parents deal with kids’ digestive problems. If you’re wondering how to set your child up for good digestive health now and later on, ask a dietitian. There’s a very simple formula for building a healthy...

10 Cold Weather Safety Tips for Kids

Posted by on December 20, 2012
The season you either love — or love to hate — is in full swing. Whether you’re out and about with your family braving the elements, or getting cozy at home, don’t let cold-weather fun snowball into a safety hazard. Keep your kids protected with these tips. 1. Maintain a sunny disposition. The season’s frigid temps shouldn’t fool you —...

Healthy Snacks Help Kids Fight Obesity

Posted by on December 17, 2012
Healthy snacks including veggies and cheese can help take the edge off of kids’ between-meal hunger pangs, and may help put a dent in rates of childhood obesity. In a new study, children who were given cheese and vegetables as a snack ate 72% fewer calories than children who snacked on potato chips, and this effect was even more pronounced among kids...

Keep Kids Safe During Winter Season

Posted by on November 6, 2012
Wintertime offers a host of opportunities to get outside and be active. From simply playing outside in the snow to organized activities such as skiing or sledding, outdoor fun can be found just about everywhere. The key however, is to make sure you keep your kids safe. Because with cold weather comes things like frostbite and hypothermia, conditions...

Eye Care for Kids

Posted by on October 23, 2012
As we know that small kids always demands for special care and attention for their health but apart from it they are need to take care of their eyes as well. Many people are not aware from the fact that there are wide ranges of dangerous and harmful diseases as well that may cause an excessive damage to the eyes. According to the survey every single...
The school-age years are a time of steady growth and development. Staying physically active during this developmental phase will strengthen the fundamental skills needed to lead a healthy and active life as an adult. These skills include, but are certainly not limited to, agility, balance, coordination, and endurance. Learning and developing these skills...

Psoriasis – Skin Problems

Posted by on October 15, 2012
If you have psoriasis, you probably know how to say this tricky word. The “p” is silent. Psoriasis (say: sor-eye-uh-sus) is a skin problem that causes patches of red, flaky skin. These patches, called plaques, form when skin cells build up on the surface of the skin. Psoriasis can appear anywhere on the body but is most commonly found...

Be a Fit Kid

Posted by on October 15, 2012
There’s a lot of discussion these days about fit kids. People who care (parents, doctors, teachers, and others) want to know how to help kids be more fit. Being fit is a way of saying a person eats well, gets a lot of physical activity (exercise), and has a healthy weight. If you’re fit, your body works well, feels good, and can do all...