Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child
August 30, 2013 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Child care is a continuous learning process and problems are usually a stepping stone in learning more about children. Biting is one such problem that has to be handled with tender loving care. A biting child is a negative child and has to be tackled with immediately. Whether it is a home care or a day care or whether the child is just with siblings, a child who bites has to be taught the rules. The  [...]

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Add Nutrition In Your Breakfast
September 30, 2009 – 7:05 pm | No Comment
Add Nutrition In Your Breakfast
This takes place with most of us that around 11, our stomach starts echoing and demanding food, even if we had consumed our breakfast just three hours before. So, to dispel these feelings before the lunchtime, let’s try to consume this nutritious and healthy food in the morning so that we work efficiently and contribute the best output without the hindrance of hungry stomach. For gaining the best results, eat a combination of two to three foods mentioned below. These will fill you with carbohydrates, proteins, fats, fibers and make a good and energetic meal that will make you feel vigorous all through the whole morning. Consume these stuffs in your morning breakfast to restrain appetite. Oatmeal Oats are enriched with calcium and magnesium which helps in balancing the nervous system. The high content of fiber in oatmeal is helpful for digestion. For the best results, eat steel-cut oats as they are nutritious. But in a pinch, the finest is the instant oatmeal. In addition, also add  [...]


Are You Serving Sufficient Iron To Your Kids?
September 30, 2009 – 4:25 am | One Comment
Are You Serving Sufficient Iron To Your Kids?
Eight percent are not and overweight kids are dwindling at a high risk of lacking the vital nutrients that are required for the growth of cognitive development reports Jane Brotanek, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. So make sure that your child absorbs sufficient nutrients that are necessary in her healthy growth. Check ahead if your kid is consuming these essential nutrients. Limit the amount of milk Restrict the intake of milk up to no more than 16 oz per day as more milk than these hinders the way of soaking iron. Thus fill her up so that she eats less, thwarting her from getting enough iron from food, suggests Dr. Brotanek. Include at least one iron-rich food Enrich your daughter with iron rich food in every meal. Also, serve fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, green pepper, citrus fruits, strawberries which are rich in Vitamin C. This is because they help in escalating iron consumption. Other foods  [...]


4 Reasons To Cheers To Your Health
September 29, 2009 – 10:21 pm | No Comment
4 Reasons To Cheers To Your Health
All of us are already acquainted with the fact that red wine provides a healthy heart. But do you know what other health implications does it have over the rest of the body? I will give you the good news, recent researches have proved that drinking modest amount of alcohol i.e. two glasses per day(one drink is equal to 12 ounces of beer, four ounces of wine or one-and-a-half ounces of 80-proof spirits) actually benefits the body from top to toe. Therefore, candidly grab a glass and cheers for a healthy life. Better Memory: Study conducted in the Wake Forest University reported that adults above 75 years of age who intake a drink or two per day, develop a 37 percent of lower risk of emerging dementia in comparison to those who completely refrain its intake. This actually happens because intake of alcohol boosts the release of acetylcholine, which is a brain chemical that is required for strengthening memory says author Kaycee Sink, MD, Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University Medical  [...]


Stop The Habit Of Overeating
September 29, 2009 – 5:23 am | One Comment
Stop The Habit Of Overeating
All of us might have experienced the beginning of a fresh day with determination set in mind for eating healthy. All of us decide that we will eat one chocolate bar, three spoons of pasta, one bag of pretzels and two scoops of ice cream, but however as the day passes new things get added to our eating plans. To evade from overeating, one needs to plan systematically and the best way is to plan about next day the night before. For planning a nourished diet, nutritionist Karen Ansel recommends an hour by hour guide to eat according to the body’s need and not an extra calorie over it. 8:00 pm Plan or make a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack: This actually helps when stomach demands for urgent food, you will be prepared a hand before for that. Actually, being proactive works. Few perfect choices for this comprises of 5-6 whole wheat crackers with one spoon of peanut butter, a tiny apple, a 6-oz. yogurt with half cup berries. Store a fruit in your handbag to eat with lunch. This  [...]


8 Jiffy Energy-Boosters
September 28, 2009 – 11:46 pm | No Comment
8 Jiffy Energy-Boosters
When we think of getting more energy, then the most possible thing that suddenly hits our mind is more sleep. This is because sleeping six to eight hours provides us with relaxation and it is the key behind bringing on switch-on mode. Other than this, there are other small things too which are helpful in energizing and filling in vigor. Therefore, try these simple activities and get joyous and energetic instantly. Have a glass of sparkling water with a splash of fruit juice: Drink a glass of juice and refuel yourself with energy as juice contains carbs which are high in energy, recommends Karen Ansel, RD, spokeswoman and WD adviser in an American Dietetic Association. This also combats with dehydration that can trigger exhaustion and weariness. Sit up straight: This is very easy, for this one just needs to pay attention to mom. This is essential as stooping or crooked posture compels the muscles to apply more energy to work harder suggests Frank Lipman, MD, author of ‘Spent: End  [...]


Set Nutrition In Your Kid’s Lunch Boxes
September 28, 2009 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Set Nutrition In Your Kid’s Lunch Boxes
What to pack? What not to? Are some common questions that rise in every mom’s head when it comes to packing lunch boxes. What is healthy for a mom is not a healthy preference for the kids. Kids demand for yummy and moms are worried for making them eat something healthy. Also Kerry Neville, RD, spokeswoman for American Diet Association says “Packing nutritious foods that they’ll actually eat is an ongoing challenge.” So, how can it be possible for fulfilling both their needs at a same time, don’t worry. I have some simple and nutritious treat that will delight you as well your kid too. The solution to your ever-rising problem is simple swaps; take into consideration few wise substitutes for a nourishing lunch time retreat. Swap a Side of Chips for Veggies and Dip Neville prefers the single-serving carrot sticks that sops over boxes embossed with cartoon characters; kids like them this way and smilingly finish the nourishing food items. Over this idea she shares that “Individual  [...]


Whip Away The Holiday Doldrums
September 25, 2009 – 11:10 am | No Comment
Whip Away The Holiday Doldrums
Holidays always doesn’t tend to bring with it desired happiness and cheerfulness. Sometimes it leaves at your disposal, lots of depression and terrorizing events that perturb your thoughts all the time. So, anything like this fears you, don’t keep quiet and try to withhold your problems within yourself. This will create further problems and is damaging to you both mentally and physically. Open up and speak out whatever is poking you, get close to a friend or other loved one and emote your feelings. And if you require help, your friends will provide you with it, after they hear your thoughts. Don’t hesitate to ask for it. As Michael Carius also suggests the same by saying “Remember to take some time for yourself. If everything doesn’t get done, the world is not going to fall apart.” Feeling low after facing some holiday blues is common phenomenon. If you are the one who is the victim of the same, because you have lost your loved one in the recent times or sometime around the  [...]


Kick Back Your Worries
September 24, 2009 – 8:25 pm | No Comment
Kick Back Your Worries
What can ease you during your hard times is the courage concealed inside you for tackling the worst nightmares of life? You can’t always expect from the life to always bestow happiness, because people who get everything start taking things for granted. Imagine by your own consciousness that if everything happens good with yourself, you will not relish it fully as it would be the regular thing that you ultimately get to achieve. If you never saw the face of unhappiness, how will you respect the positivity of cheerfulness? Therefore it is essential game of life to take you to twists and turns so that you start recognizing its importance. Hence, life sometimes gives hard knocks over the face that chokes us adversely and we have a great fall backwards and we take a long time to revivify into life. But you need to understand that you have to rebounce quickly and start leading life happily. There is an exemplary set by this audacious woman named De’shazior Hill who in 2006 got divorced  [...]