Kids Health

Kids-health is a site packed with hints and tips to keep you and the family healthy.

March, 2012

Too Much TV?

 “Too much TV is harming our kids” “Kids’ health suffers due to TV watching habits” “Increased obesity levels are down to younsters watching more than 3 hours TV every day” Headlines, headlines, headlines! We have heard it all before. Kids are watching too much TV – that is a fact. Quality TV can be informative, educational and entertaining, but too …Continue reading →

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Brilliant Blueberries!

Blueberries are amazing for kids. Sweet, small, juicy and nutritious, they are really perfect for packed lunches and summer picnics. Most of the blueberries we get in the UK come from abroad, and indeed, they make an ideal fruit for transportation as they store well for at least 21 days from bush to plate. But to help your carbon footprint, …Continue reading →

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Bumped Heads

Remember the time when you thought your little tot could sit unaided at about 5 or 6 months old and the poor little mite toppled over? Or your toddler ran into the path of a swing at the park? Or your school aged child got caught when his pal swung the cricket bat? What can you do if your child has bumped …Continue reading →

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The Food Pyramid

So here it is. The food pyramid. You may be surprised to know that it has nothing whatsoever to do with the Ancient Egyptians. Even though they were quite partial to the odd pyramid or two, theirs were made of rock and this pyramid is not.   In fact, this pyramid is made of imaginary food. At the bottom are …Continue reading →

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Let’s Play Outside!

  Are you fed up with being indoors? Have all your toys and games lost their appeal? Do you need to stretch your body? If the answer is yes then it’s time to play outside? Get the right gear on your body and feet. Do you need a sunhat or raincoat? Wellies or pumps? Dress for the weather, tell a …Continue reading →

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