How To Weave Some Magic For Your Young Child |

Added August 27, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Environment, New Moms, Parents

If you are a new parent, you may be feeling weighed down with the responsibility of parenthood and wondering what you need to do to ensure a healthy balanced child? As a mother and grandmother myself, I always feel that there are 3 things that if you can bring your child up to enjoy then half the battle is won. They are like 3 magic ingredients and the great part about them is that they are easily available, inexpensive and parents ...


Why Should You Feed & Nurture Your Hippocampus? |

Added August 19, 2010, Under: Health, Nutrition

The hippocampus is the part of the brain most involved with our memory. It is a primitive structure deep in the brain that plays a very important role. There are other areas of the brain that important: the amygdala, the celebral cortex as well as the millions of cells called neurons. The more you use your memory, the more you will remember. When we use our memory it is the mental activity of storing, retaining and recalling information that we ...


The Dilemma When We Eat Fish |

Added August 16, 2010, Under: Diets, Environment, Health, Nutrition

We should be eating at least two portions of fish per week including one of the oily fish. If you eat a lot of fish, choose as wide a variety as possible both for health reasons and for reducing the environmental impact. There are only so many fish left in the sea. Some types of fish are threatened by being over-fished. “Sustainable aquaculture” has a very important role to play in meeting our need for fish. We can play our ...


There Is More To The Eye Than You Would Think |

Added August 8, 2010, Under: Diseases, Men's Health, Women's Health

The study of the iris in the eye is called iridology and it gives you a window to the health of your body so that a practitioner of this complementary therapy can pinpoint and predict future problems. The iris is that colored part of the eye around the dark pupil Iridology dates back at least 3000 years. Ancient wisdom, combined with today's cutting-edge lights, lenses, and the latest research, gives the iridologist an insight into the working of your body's systems, an ...


Bulgur Is A High Fiber Food You Might Like To Try In Place Of Rice |

Added August 7, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Health, Nutrition

I only came across bulgur recently when I was researching something else and as it was new to me, I though I had better find out more. Bulgur is what is left over after wheat kernels have been steamed, dried and crushed It has been a staple food for years in Middle Eastern countries because it is an inexpensive source of low fat protein as well as being high in fiber. 1 cup of bulgur has fewer calories, less fat and more ...


Intelligence Quotient & Will Brain Food Boost It? |

Added August 5, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Health, Nutrition

We have all heard about IQ and most of us know that the average score for IQ is 100. So a score above 100 equals an above average IQ while a score below 100 means a below average IQ. An IQ score reflects the adult or child’s general capability in performing certain intellectual tasks such as solving verbal and mathematical problems. A score of an IQ test is a number derived from standardized psychological tests of an individual’s capacity to learn. The ...


Honey & Why You Really Cannot Do Without It |

Added August 4, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Environment, Health, Nutrition

    Most people love the taste of honey but might not realize the full health and other benefits of this food which has been around for so long and is the stuff of legends. It is man’s oldest sweetener Some 50% of the human diet is derived either directly or indirectly from crops pollinated by bees which are an essential part of a healthy agriculture economy. This is why people get worried when they hear about bees suddenly dying off from a disease or from pollution. ...


Time To Get Hooked On The Cinderella Of The Herbal World |

Added August 3, 2010, Under: Diseases, Health, Nutrition

I just love parsley – its fresh and green with a long shelf life in the fridge; it tastes and smells great; it it is easy to grow in a pot in a sunny corner and it is so good for you.   You have to admit that parsley gets 10 out of 10 every time. And yet many people don’t even bother to it eat parsley when it appears on their plate.   What a waste! The good things parsley ...


Say Goodbye to House Dust Mite Allergies With These Simple Remedies |

Added August 2, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Parents

You would not believe that those microscopic 8-legged creatures (which are part of the spider family) could cause so many problems.   They are so small that they are virtually invisible unless you view them under a magnifying glass or microscope.  They are not parasites, they don’t bite, they don’t burrow under the skin but there many who are allergic to them (or rather to their droppings) and this is when the trouble starts. If you are allergic to house dust ...


Think Seriously About Using Natural Products When Your Baby is Unwell |

Added August 1, 2010, Under: Babies, Children's Health, New Moms, Parents

Going the more natural route for the care of your baby at those times when he or she is unwell makes good sense. Babies have sensitive skins and delicate systems so that synthetic chemicals and over-the-counter-medications should be avoided. Their immune systems are immature so they are more likely to get sniffles and snuffles, tummy upsets, skin conditions and other common ailments when in contact with other young children or with a change in diet or the weather. It is ...

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