Kids Health

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



Safe Shopping With Your Children

shopping with your children

Most of us have trekked around the supermarket with our little ones in tow. It’s a wonderful experience for most tots and toddlers – the sights and the sounds are stimulating and for older children a supermarket excursion can be an excellent learning experience. However, I suspect, few of us have thought about the hazards that such a busy place …Continue reading →

School Lunches For Kids

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School Lunches: Healthier Alternatives to Processed Foods School lunches are often cheap and nutritionally deficient because school districts have very tight budgets. We shouldn’t put blame on the schools for not putting more effort into the nutritional value of lunch for it’s not the fault of the school. Parents can however, take it upon themselves to make sure children are …Continue reading →

Eat It Up!

Kid Eating

When I was little my parents and grandparents would lovingly cook something special and encourage me and my siblings to ‘eat it all up’ and ‘finish your plate.’ Even more encouragement was offered in the form of a pudding at the end! And I have to admit, now I’m a mum myself, I am just as guilty. I like to …Continue reading →

Snack Switching Benefits

Healthy Snacks

Youth obesity is a relatively hot topic all over the world. All too often, children are subjected to severe health complications simply because their parents refused to put their foot down. Although you can’t monitor what your child eats 24 hours a day, you can make sure that he or she is eating better while in the home. Why is …Continue reading →

Child Obesity

Child Obesity

There has been much talk about the shocking UK childhood obesity statistics in the media lately. The nation’s children are getting bigger and worryingly this will lead to an unhealthy population of adults in the very near future. The risks to health and the stretching of the National Health Service are quite rightly, giving the medical profession and politicians real cause for concern. Childhood …Continue reading →

Toothache

Prevent tooth problems by frequent brushing

 There are a number of reasons for a child’s toothache. It’s uncomfortable and will make your little one feel thoroughly miserable, so you don’t want to ignore the cause.   Causes: Teething causes pain for babies of course – imagine how we adults would grumble if our teeth cut through our gums! An older child may suffer with toothache if …Continue reading →

Good Sugar, Bad Sugar

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It has been all over the news in recent weeks that sugar may be the biggest contributor to the obesity epidemic. No longer is fat seen to be the ‘bad cop’ it is sugar that can cause you to pile on the pounds. In the kids-health household we were wanting to educate ourselves about the sugars in our food so …Continue reading →

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