Tag Archives: Children
Posted on 19. Apr, 2010 by Margaret Jones.
Most of us know vitamin D is essential for building strong bones, but research shows that this vitamin is crucial to so many more aspects of our health. But experts find that most of us aren’t getting enough, and call for an increase in the recommended dietary intake to protect against heart disease, cancer, and more.
Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by healthetimes.
Did you know that children are far more vulnerable to common household hazards than adults? Because their bodies have yet to fully develop defenses against them, creating a safe, healthy environment for them to grow up in means taking extra precautions.
Posted on 05. Apr, 2010 by Jolie Root, LPN, LNC.
A multivitamin/mineral can help fill in any nutritional gaps from a less-than-perfect diet. Having optimal levels of certain micronutrients is known to reduce the risk for and the severity of chronic diseases and to optimize immune function.
Posted on 15. Jan, 2010 by Jolie Root, LPN, LNC.
To maximize a baby’s intelligence, studies suggest that women should begin taking fish oils during pregnancy. The benefits of cod liver oil to a growing child extend far beyond the womb.