Every parent’s goal is to raise a happy and healthy child without missing out on the joy it brings. And the journey begins with giving nutritious solids when your child is ready for it. One way to know what your baby is eating is by making your baby food. While it may sound like a daunting task, especially for working parents, these DIY healthy baby food recipes mentioned below are easy to make. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends introducing baby food at six months … [Read more...] about Homemade Healthy Baby Food Recipes
ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common childhood disorder. It affects how you pay attention, your ability to sit still, and how you control your behavior. ADHD can happen in children and teens and even last into adulthood. It is usually detected during a child’s early school years when they begin having problems paying attention. Symptoms of ADHD It is usual for children to have trouble focusing or behaving sometimes. However, children with ADHD don’t grow out of … [Read more...] about Does My Child Have ADHD?
There are only a few things that light up a child’s face like a sugary treat. Born with a sweet tooth, most children love their dose of daily sucrose and glucose in the form of candy, sweets and more. Parents find it easy to reward them with a sweet treat for their good behavior; however, it puts them at risk for health consequences. Sugar affects children differently than adults and requires that we oversee how much they consume daily. The Right Quantity As per AHA (American Heart … [Read more...] about How Sugar Affects Children
To remove sugar from your diet is a great way to improve many health problems. Sugar has made its way into everyday items that you don't even associate with sugary food, and many Americans are overeating sugar. Most of us are consuming 22–30 teaspoons that is about 88–120 grams of sugar each day. It is substantially higher than the recommended limit, i.e., six teaspoons (about 24 grams) for females and nine teaspoons (about 36 grams) for males. Once in a while, we all have … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Remove Sugar from Your Diet
Known as the “Sunshine Vitamin”, Vitamin D is an extremely important having powerful effects on systems throughout your body. Vitamin D can be found in different sources such as sunlight, dairy foods, and certain vegetables. It is difficult for most of us to get enough of it without being intentional. Unlike other Vitamins, Vitamin D functions as a hormone, and every single cell in your body has a receptor for it. Every human body makes it from cholesterol when your skin is exposed to … [Read more...] about Vitamin D Deficiency
If you feel exhausted at the end of your workday, than you used to be, you are not alone. Fatigue is a common symptom, especially amongst people between 30-50 years. For many Americans, their ruined sleep routines during the pandemic have left them feeling exhausted than they have ever experienced in their lives. A Gallup survey showed 73 percent of adults viewed the pandemic as growing worse — the highest level of pessimism recorded since Gallup began tracking that assessment in early … [Read more...] about Natural Ways to Create Healthy Energy
Go to any convenience store and you’ll find rows upon rows of dietary supplements. That’s because vitamin and mineral use has skyrocketed over the past decade as the nation eats, drinks and exercises to better health. More than 75 percent of adults in the United States currently take health supplements, according to a survey from the Council of Responsible Nutrition (CRN). It found 87 percent trust the safety, quality, and effectiveness of dietary supplements. However, up until recently, … [Read more...] about How Effective Are Supplements?
With the 2021 just around the corner, one of the most popular resolutions people make is to lose weight. Naturally, many of them may look for a fast solution to this problem. However, this is not the ideal way to conquer your weight loss goals. Weight loss is not about taking up a ‘diet’ or a ‘program’ to reach a magic number. If you are looking to lose weight healthily, you must consider making changes in your lifestyle and habits. The journey of losing weight is an ongoing process and … [Read more...] about Healthy Weight Loss
The new year is almost around the corner, and many of us look forward to beginning the year on a high note. Coming up with a list of new year’s resolutions is easy. The challenging part is sticking to your resolutions. Are you worried that your new year’s resolution is going to last only for a few weeks? You’re certainly not alone. No matter what your resolution is, it can be challenging to sustain it if you don’t have the right plan. Here are some ideas for new year’s resolutions that are … [Read more...] about Healthy New Year’s Resolutions