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  • The Benefits of a Strong Immunity

    No one likes getting sick and we like it even less when it’s our children. The question is, how do we avoid getting sick? How can we be sure that the latest “bug” going around isn’t going to hit every member of our family? The answer is a healthy immune system. What is the Immune System? The immune system is the body’s natural defense against germs, bacteria or other illness causing foreign invaders. When an antigen or ...

    Posted at July 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • The Case Against Casein

    The purpose of food is to provide our body with the fuel it needs to do what we require in a day, however, so much of what we consume is pre-packaged and overly processed, leading to a lack of actual nutrition. One of the key factors in living a wellness lifestyle is making wiser dietary decisions; and eliminating casein from your diet may be something ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Children and Stress

    We don’t typically associate childhood with stress. Children don’t have bills to pay, demanding jobs or kids of their own to worry over, so why would children possibly be stressed? This may be how we think, but the sad fact is that children today are being diagnosed with high-anxiety, depression and a myriad of other psychological disorders resulting in more children being on psychosomatic drugs now than ever. Bullying There was a time when playground bullying was probably ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Cholesterol & Kids

    What was once considered a problem only suffered by adults has become a new concern for children. With the noticeable increase in childhood obesity the medical profession is claiming that there has been a dangerous rise in cardiovascular disease, especially among those children who have obese parents diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease. What is Cholesterol? A lipid, or fat, in the blood stream, cholesterol is a waxy substance produced by the liver and ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • The Fast Food Dilemma

    It’s six o’clock and you just picked up the kids from soccer practice, or perhaps you just got off work and picked up your children from day care; regardless, you’re running late and you know that there’s nothing prepared for dinner. The kids are asking for McDonald’s again and perhaps you’re thinking, “What’s the harm? It’s so much easier than going home and cooking. At this rate, we won’t eat until seven. Yes, I think ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment