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3 Ways To Provide Immune Support For Kids

Before they head back to school, you may want to consider these suggestions to boost immune support for kids – JENNA BLUMENFELD Somehow summer tricks us into thinking it will never end. The sunshine makes kids and adults feel superhuman. But as back-to-school looms, we know those colds will catch up with all of us sooner or later. So, take this as a reminder that …

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Why Fortify for Kids? Children Need Nutrients for Body & Brain

Most likely, the answer is yes. “Children today are growing up in a convenience- food culture; foods are often from restaurants, and even home-prepared meals commonly come from a box, can, or some other package,” says Anne Zauderer, DC, who focuses on children in her nutritionally oriented practice in Wichita, Kansas. Because processed foods tend to lack nutritional density, “supplements …

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Back to School: Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

Back to school is around the corner and our kids will need our help to make healthy changes now. Kids are eating more foods prepared outside of the home (which often means bigger portions), drinking more sodas, eating more processed foods and consuming less fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, nuts, seeds and beans. What’s more, in the last …

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What is The Healthiest Milk For Teenagers?

“Drink your milk or else you won’t get dessert or cannot leave the table.” Sound familiar? We have all grown up hearing those words and likely say them to our own children now. Obviously as infants and babies, milk traditionally has been a mainstay of nutrition in Western Countries such as the United States. Remember the quote from Napoleon Dynamite? …

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Do Children and Teens Need to Worry About Fat and Cholesterol?

Atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and stroke.  These conditions affect young adults, middle-aged adults and seniors. While technically true, but with exceptions, the heart attack or stroke that affects someone at age 45, 55 or 65 years does not just occur “out of the blue”.  In most cases, there has been underlying pathology developing and affecting their blood vessels for many …

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