What Moms Need to Know About Summer Nutrition for Kids

Moms, nutritionists and pediatricians alike know active kids and developing bones and muscles need essential nutrients to grow strong, but The Dietary Guidelines for Americans say most Americans, including children, actually aren’t getting enough fiber, calcium, vitamin D and potassium in their diets.

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7 High Blood Pressure Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Hypertension is generally a chronic condition that can either result directly from other health conditions or may develop gradually over time. In some cases, it can also be hereditary in nature. So, it is imperative to get tested at regular intervals and take appropriate medical consultation for hypertension.

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There’s More to Your Morning Cup of Joe: Caffeine’s Surprising Beauty Benefits

So save those coffee grounds and enjoy your morning cup, there’s more to coffee than just the taste and pick-me up! By incorporating caffeine into your daily beauty routine you can improve both cognition and body systems, and look gorgeous while doing it.

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How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Have you ever been to a gym the first week in January? I bet you had to wait in line for a cardio machine. But if you went back a few weeks later, the gym was nearly empty. Why is it that so many people fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions? What is the key to making them stick? The good news is that there is a strategy that will ensure that New Year’s resolution is here to stay. There is a science to success.

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7 Tips to Combat Cold and Flu Season

When cold and flu season strikes, millions of Americans find themselves coughing, sneezing, congested, aching, uncomfortable – and sometimes, downright miserable. The widespread prevalence of these symptoms sweeps the country each year and affects people of all ages. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans suffer from one billion colds annually. Here are 7 tips for combating cold and flu season.

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Be Scary but Safe this Halloween: Tips for Using Decorative Contact Lenses

Halloween is all about trick-or-treating for the kids and finding a creative costume that wows for festive partygoers. With nearly 41 million adults in the U.S. wearing contact lenses, they are a safe and popular form of vision correction, and some may elect to wear decorative contact lenses as part of their costume. However, if these lenses are bought illegally and without a prescription from your eye doctor, they could lead to serious health issues and potentially damage your eyesight permanently.

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Taking Care of Your Child’s Eyes in Today’s Digitally Dependent World

It’s clear children’s use of digital technology continues to be an integral part of their lives in both the classroom and at home, and it’s predicted that by 2028 — the year in which kids entering kindergarten this fall will graduate high school — many schools will rely heavily on computer simulations for instruction and will even incorporate virtual worlds into curricula. While these advances in the classroom may enhance learning, many digital devices are still relatively new, and the long-term effects on young eyes are not yet fully known.

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Tips to Fill Your Day with Active Play

As the busy school year progresses, it can be challenging for families to find time to play and stay active together. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that kids participate in 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day, but unfortunately this isn’t always what they are getting. Play is an important part of a child’s physical, emotional and social development, yet many external factors can quickly become barriers to active play. Don’t let barriers get in the way of keeping kids active during the school year. Instead, turn those barriers to play into opportunities to get active with the following tips.

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Taking a Holistic Approach to Fit Living

Is the holistic approach the way to go when it comes to your own and your children’s health? That’s certainly the advice of a variety of experts who say that a more big-picture view of “fit living” — meaning, beyond the usual warnings to, say, exercise more — can actually help improve your overall quality of life. Among those weighing in: WebMD and Sanford Health, which created the “Raising Fit Kids” informational guide.

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4 Ways to Shrug It Off and Laugh at Yourself

Have you ever left the house without something that you were supposed to have, like your wallet or your keys? Perhaps you were on your way to the grocery store and realized you did not have your shopping list. I can relate to both of these and I am sure you can relate to one or both as well. Recently, I believe I set the Guinness world record for mommy forgetfulness.

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