Kids Health

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Snack Switching Benefits

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 →


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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 →

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Healthy Foods For Your Baby

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 →


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Healthy Eating For Our Children

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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Healthy Barbeque Time!

It’s fabulous when the summer re-appears and you can dust off the barbeque and invite the neighbours and family round. The children love it too. In fact it can become a great excuse to eat all the bangers and burgers they can manage! Well if that’s the case amongst your brood, you can take steps to ensure that the meat is …Continue reading →

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Can Drinking Water Help Your Child Make Healthy Food Choices?

“Here’s the deal mum,” says my son, “I can only eat my salad with a gulp of water. It gets stuck in my mouth and I can’t swallow it.” It’s yet another salad-dodging excuse that I’m well used to from the darling child. But it seems he may actually have a point. Researchers from the university of Oregon have discovered that giving your child …Continue reading →

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Top 10 Healthy Picnic Ideas for Kids

When the sunny weather finally gets here (haha!) you may be able to dash out for a picnic before it rains again. Here are a few things you can put in the fridge ready for a quick picnic getaway! Carrot sticks, mini pittas and houmous to dip Quiche made from free-range eggs (choose the lower fat and salt varieties if you can) …Continue reading →

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