Should I Give My Kids Supplements?

Should I Give My Kids Supplements?

Fruits, grains, protein and vegetables are all a part of the classic “food pyramid”. A newer representation of this handy graphic, called MyPlate, can be found at www.choosemyplate.gov offering an easy reminder for all of us to eat healthy. A variety of foods offer our children the vitamins and minerals needed to maintain active, healthy lifestyles.…

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Foods to Avoid If Your Child Has ADHD

foods to avoid for a child with adhd

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a mental disorder that makes it hard to concentrate or sit still, potentially causing a child to have bursts of impulsivity. According to the CDC, ADHD affects almost 6.5 million children in America. ADHD cannot be cured, but it can be treated with a variety of methods. Before…

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The Dangers of Energy Drinks

Alright, Parents, what do you think about when your child presents with these symptoms? SYMPTOMS: Insomnia, anxiety, headache, increased heart rate, heart palpitations, and high blood pressure. There are probably many possibilities but a likely culprit is consumption of energy drinks. Energy drinks were first introduced in the late 1980’s and presently bring in $5…

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