The American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends that NEWBORNS, until a Year Old, Receive a Daily Vitamin D Supplement. In 2003, the Recommended Dosage was 200 International Units (IU) per day. In 2008, that amount doubled to 400 IU a day. This increase was based on a study published in “Pediatrics” showing infants being breastfed, fed […]
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So, you’re one of the lucky ones, and your teenager has a natural inclination for sports, or you’ve been successful in persuading them to try. Yay, you! But, now you must ensure they’re getting the proper nutrition; namely, proper vitamins and minerals. There’s a lot to consider when your growing teenager is eating you out […]
We can’t stress enough the importance of Vitamin D. Children and adults alike, need Vitamin D for a variety of reasons. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in the development and growth of bone structures. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and develop strong teeth and bones. Additionally, reliable reports also state that Vitamin […]
Though we don’t keep any sweets at home besides dark chocolate (82% cacao solids, adored by grownups) and organic lollipops (adored by kids in our family), I believe, that holidays it’s a time when you can break certain rules. Life would be fun, if you do only what’s right and never let yourself or your […]
It is essential for you, as a parent, to ensure that your teenage athlete gets the necessary nutrients and vitamins to perform at the optimum level. Would you put cheap gas in an expensive automobile? Of course not! Similarly, why would you put added sugars and unhealthy fats in your teenage athlete´s body? On average, […]
Children spend a lot of time in places where they can easily transfer germs to one another. But by teaching kids some important healthy habits, parents can help make school and health a priority during the year. Here are a few ways to care for your kids’ health. Wash Hands Washing your hands and your […]