Kids Health

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

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

sugar

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 →

Healthy Foods For Your Baby

baby-eating-carrot

One of the biggest moments in the life of parents is the moment when the baby starts eating solid food. Most doctors say that a baby must not start eating solid food until he/she turns about 6 months old. There are certain food items which a baby must be given in the initial months of eating so as to ensure …Continue reading →

Healthy Eating For Our Children

Picky-Eater (1)

We have had some excellent guest posts on Kids-Health and here we have another! Written from a dad’s perspective, Ken Myers discusses healthy eating for kids. When I was growing up my parents made us finish everything on our plates and we were required to eat some of everything served. While I understand their motivation I question their technique. I …Continue reading →

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