Blog Tags

Health - Food - Science - Community

Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?

Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?
A proposed Italian law has put the spotlight on the merits of a vegan diet for children. In four cases in recent months, Italian children have been hospitalized for micronutrient deficiencies purportedly related to the vegan diet fed them by their parents. The proposed law recommends prison sentences for up to four years for parents...
Continue reading
  5096 Hits
  0 Comments

Should a Vegan Diet be Considered Child Neglect?

Should a Vegan Diet be Considered Child Neglect?
Occasionally, it happens. Loving parents who've read the research on the advantages of a plant-based diet are accused of neglecting their children by refusing to give them animal products. Currently in Italy, there is proposed legislation that would send parents to prison for providing their children with a vegan diet. But even here in the...
Continue reading
Tags:
Recent comment in this post
A regular whole foods vegan diet is perfectly fine for children, but a raw vegan 80 10 10 diet where you get 90-95% of your calo... Read More
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 22:37
  5441 Hits
  1 Comment

Overweight Girls at Risk of Early Puberty

Overweight Girls Illustration
Girls in the United States are entering puberty at younger and younger ages says a study published in Pediatrics . Breast development is the first marker of the onset of puberty in girls. Researchers documented that in 2010, 10.4% of seven-year-old Caucasian girls, 23.4% of African-American girls, and 14.9% of Hispanic girls had begun breast...
Continue reading
  7812 Hits
  0 Comments

9 Ways to Enhanced School Performance

9 Ways to Enhanced School Performance
Can a Starch-Smart® diet improve school performance? As parents, we want to ensure that our children are performing up to their potential. Making sure they eat a nutrient-rich diet packed full of fruits and vegetables is one way to improve our children's IQ scores as well as improve their attention spans. A study published in...
Continue reading
Recent comment in this post
Good post thanks for sharing nice information.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:07
  2739 Hits
  1 Comment

Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty?

Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty?
An alarming trend is taking place in the United States today that's affecting the health and wellbeing of our children. The rate at which our children are going through puberty has increased significantly between 1997 and 2010. Before the 20th century, the average age of puberty in girls was 16 or 17 . The age of...
Continue reading
  21461 Hits
  0 Comments

What will Your Child's Future Look Like?

What will Your Child's Future Look Like?
As a parent, you make many choices throughout the day concerning the health and safety of your children. Adequate sleep, proper dental hygiene, and getting enough fresh air and exercise are just a few of the many good habits you instill in your children. Yet when it comes to dietary choices, are you making the...
Continue reading
  6623 Hits
  0 Comments

Dairy Protein Linked to Constipation

Dairy Protein Linked to Constipation
According to Dr. John McDougall, dairy protein paralyzes the bowel. In his article,  In Search of the Perfect Bowel Movement , "Dairy protein (not the fat or sugar) causes severe constipation in many people. This was clearly demonstrated in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998, of 65 severely constipated children....
Continue reading
  21994 Hits
  0 Comments

Instilling Healthy Eating Habits In Children

Tags:
  5806 Hits
  0 Comments

Treating Kids to a Healthier Halloween

Treating Kids to a Healthier Halloween
Every year as October approaches, many parents are concerned whether or not their children should participate in trick-or-treating. As their children contemplate which costume they wish to wear, mothers struggle with how to guide their children through this gruesome "junk-food binging holiday." Dr. Joel Fuhrman's wife, Lisa, offers several ways parents can promote healthier choices...
Continue reading
  3456 Hits
  0 Comments

Who's Influencing Your Children?

Tags:
  5942 Hits
  0 Comments

Plant-Based Nutrition for Kids

Child With Apple Over Eyes and Fresh Food Background
Adopting a plant-based diet for your family can be one of the best decisions that you can make for your child's health and wellbeing. The time and effort you invest in educating, planning and providing nutritious foods for your children will help protect them from childhood illnesses , slow the aging of their cells, prevent...
Continue reading
Tags:
  3951 Hits
  0 Comments

Be Careful What You Pray For!

Be Careful What You Pray For!
Guest Blogger Contribution.
A few years ago my wife and I was held over in an airport due to weather canceling our flight. This was disruptive for a lot of people, creating a very crowded, stagnant atmosphere. After having investigated every square inch of the airport; every shop, magazine stand, building architecture, etc., and boredom just...
Continue reading
  846 Hits
  0 Comments