Jan 2, 2012
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Kid’s Essential Nutrition

Kid’s Essential Nutrition
Food is building material, and from food only we get all the things through which our body is built. For proper growth and development of body, its essential to eat good food and have proper nutritious diet. Kids are growing, that is in height and weight, for this they need to have the essential nutrients which fosters proper growth by providing for the essential body building materials. Thus its very important that parents take care as what food the kids are having and in that food are kids getting proper nutrients which are essential for their growth. As you have read in previous posts we discussed protein, calcium, fiber,  [...]

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Dec 28, 2011
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Kid’s Essential Nutrition: Antioxidants

Kid’s Essential Nutrition: Antioxidants
Essential Nutrition is required for the proper growth of kids, that they don’t suffer from any disease which affects them from malnutrition. Also the nutrients from food, gives kids strength, body building materials for growth and development. Kids require the nutrients in proper quantity and its deficiency affects not only growth but also the immunity of the kids. Kids who are malnutrition are more prone to diseases and infections. Food that children eat helps them in fighting against many illnesses, also with the chronic diseases. Food helps in making our immunity stronger. To fight the evil germs that kids encounter  [...]

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Dec 26, 2011
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Kid’s Essential Nutrition: Fiber

Kid’s Essential Nutrition: Fiber
Children require proper nutrients for their growth and development and the deficiency in any one of the nutrient not only hampers the growth and development of the children but can cause malnutrition and other diseases as well. So it is very important that you pay attention as what nutrition your kid is getting from the food he or she is consuming. Continuing from the previous post about the essential nutrients that is required by the kids, in this post importance of the fiber as the essential nutrient shall be discussed. Fiber Fiber is a good nutrient and is very important for healthy growth in kids as well as adults. Fiber  [...]

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Dec 19, 2011
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Kid’s Essential Nutrition: calcium

Kid’s Essential Nutrition: calcium
Growing up is vital thing in childhood. And for proper growth kids require essential nutrients which foster development and growth. For the well being of the kids many nutrients are required by the body and one of such nutrient when it comes to the growth stage of kids id none other than the calcium. Calcium: A nutrient that is for good health Calcium is a mineral which is essential for proper functioning of the body. The mineral which is most abundant in one’s body is calcium. Calcium maximizes bones growth, and shore up skeleton growth during the child hood and beyond. Significant quantity of mineral Calcium is also required  [...]

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Jul 5, 2011
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Child Health: How to Increase Your Child’s Appetite

Child Health: How to Increase Your Child’s Appetite
Are you having a tough time feeding your child? Majority of the mothers have to go through similar phases. They take their child to the doctors, give them medicines a prescribed by the doctor and still fail to increase the appetite of the kids. Bringing in some simple changes in the eating habit and lifestyle of the little ones might increase their appetite. Below we have presented some tips that may help you in increasing your kid’s appetite. The meals must be taken on regular schedule. Foods must be served in small quantities. Never serve all the dishes at a time. Serve a dish when the child finishes eating one completely. The  [...]

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Mar 29, 2011
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Medication Errors Which Parents Should Avoid

Medication Errors Which Parents Should Avoid
Despite being alert and aware, more often than not, many parents make medication errors. Here’s critical information that would hopefully prevent them occurring in the first place. The use of incorrect dosing tool Around seventy-five per cent of the adult populace deploys teaspoons from kitchens to offer runny medicines to little ones. However, such practice is not the correct means of measuring it – particularly so for small children – based on the teaspoon size, one may be offering the kid medicine between 2 to 10 ml. In case your kid’s medicines does not have their measurement cups or droppers then using oral dose  [...]

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Mar 3, 2011
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Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information

Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information
Acetaminophen – Tylenol among other names have been a benchmark cure to tackle fevers & pains among kids. It is effectual & easily obtainable over-the-counter. However excessively used could be damaging to the child as it tends to overload the liver’s capability of processing the medicine safely. Overdoses of acetaminophen occur easier than one may deem. Acetaminophen use is risk-free only when administered in the right dosage, not to be given more repeatedly than 4-6 hourly time intervals & not crossing 4 dosages in a twenty-four hour time span. In case one has exceeded the right dosage or giving it sooner  [...]

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Feb 24, 2011
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Indoor Allergies Relief Tips for Kids

Indoor Allergies Relief Tips for Kids
Nearly forty percent of children are affected by ubiquitous indoors allergens like mildew, shedding from pet animals & dust mite. Here are handy tips to assist little sneezers suffering from indoor allergies in breathing easy. Select shielding cover for the kid’s mattress & pillows. Also beddings should be washed one day every week in scalding water. Doing just these duo things would lessen your little one being exposed to dust mite by nearly eighty percent. Those pesky crawlies even adore soft toys, hence in case your kids like to sleep with them & they are non-washable types then simply popping them into  [...]

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Dec 8, 2010
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Food Allergies – New-Fangled Guidelines All Parents Need to Know

Food Allergies – New-Fangled Guidelines All Parents Need to Know
All ye parents that have done away with food types from their kid’s dietetic intake solely on the basis of allergy test outcomes might uncover that several of them could in fact be safely given to the kids. According to the NIAID foremost clinical regulations for diagnosis & treatment of food allergies, testing involving skin, blood analyses are insufficient to make diagnoses. Allergies are doubted when individuals experience reactions within minute/hour’s time spans following intake of offender foods, as per the novel rules. Doctors must then be taking into consideration medical past, conducting physical examination  [...]

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Dec 1, 2010
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Dental Scan and Cancer Risk in Children

Dental Scan and Cancer Risk in Children
Since kids & adolescent populaces are especially susceptible to radiation, physicians in 2006 started nationwide campaigning for shielding them by lowering radiation to solely that extent deemed an absolute must. This point has been well-taken across several hospital & clinic settings, still the one bustling location where it hasn’t managed to resonate are dental offices. A latest piece of news appearing in the NY Times uncovered over-usage of novel X- ray technology in pediatric dentistry. It found that majority of the dental scan cases done by specialists are still carried out by using demoded X-ray films needing  [...]

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