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Tips On Preventing Foodborne Illness During Pregnancy

June 5, 2018

Eating Safely for Two: Preventing Foodborne Illness During Pregnancy Handling foods safely will help keep you healthy during pregnancy   Food safety is important for everyone. But it is especially important to pregnant women, their unborn children, and others with weakened or developing immune systems. When women become pregnant, their bodies naturally undergo hormonal changes, some of which also change their immune systems, making them more susceptible to foodborne pathogens, a risk that is also shared with their fetuses. Pregnant…

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4 Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress

March 21, 2018

Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant. It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many researchers believe that ongoing stress during childhood from poverty, parents fighting or substance abuse, bullying, violence or other adversity can harm kids’ brains and other body systems and possibly lead to major health issues when they’re adults.…

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Early Youth Specialization Over Training: What Every Parent Should Know

February 16, 2018

Kids around the country are playing organized sports more than ever today. In fact, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) reports that youth in the country participating in sports went from around 18 million in 1987 to 60 million in 2008. While that’s good news, because of the many benefits that can be gained from keeping them active, there is also a downside that health professionals are beginning to caution parents about – early specialization and overtraining, both of…

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Dr. Tanya Altmann’s Infant Nutrition Tips

April 24, 2017

Most adults are familiar with probiotics and the role they play in our overall health. But many people don’t realize probiotics are also important for babies and their growing bodies. A new study suggests that only 23% of parents currently incorporate probiotics into their young child’s diet. First introduced during breast feeding, probiotics are ‘good bacteria’ that support your baby’s digestive health and immune system. As babies grow, gut health is important for good overall health. So, parents should be…

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Raising a Happy and Healthy Eater

February 21, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 out of every 5 school age children is obese, which is a number that has more than tripled since the 1970s. In fact, the CDC refers to childhood obesity today as a serious problem. It’s one that many parents are not sure how to take on and beat. The good news is that although babies may not be born with a handbook on how to care for them, one…

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Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

February 10, 2017

February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health. It’s an issue that most of us need to pay attention to, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. In fact, each year there are around 610,000 people who die from…

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