Children

You Need More Than Calcium for Healthy Bones

…going to let you in on a little secret: Osteoporosis doesn't result simply from insufficient calcium intake, that's a myth! When parents tell their children to drink milk because it builds strong bones, they’re only telling part of the story. A number of other nutrients, such as magnesium, boron, antioxidants…

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Do Vaccines Cause Autism in Children?

In my opinion, the program of forced vaccinations for children endured by American families is the single greatest health threat our country has faced. Because of the damage done by these forced vaccinations for children, millions will be unable to work, marry, or raise families of their own. Folks…

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Help Save a Child’s Life

…This is why optimal nutrition is so important during a child’s early years. Why Children Need Supplements As a parent, I know that getting kids to eat right is no small task. Many of the foods marketed to children are highly processed, loaded with sugar, fat, and calories, and devoid of vitamins,…

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Benefits of Milk: Fact or Fiction?

…About Milk: Does Not Strengthen Bones—and Increases Risk of Death American parents pass the myth about milk building strong bones on to their children, and misguided nutritionists reinforce it. However, in a 20-year study of more than 100,000 people, Swedish researchers discovered that a high intake…

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4 Benefits of CoQ10: Beyond Heart Health

…Prevention in Children and Adults. Although it may be surprising to some, migraines afflict about 1 in 10 kids. Fortunately, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center may have an answer for some of them. These researchers examined the blood levels of coenzyme Q10 in 1,550 children ages 3…

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Natural Treatments for Eczema

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin condition that can be extremely stubborn. Although it’s most common in children, eczema also affects millions of adults. Fortunately, there are several safe, effective natural treatments for eczema. Because it is linked to an overactive…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…and reduces drug requirements, especially in children. Researchers enrolled 60 kids, ages 6 to 18, with mild-to-moderate asthma in a three-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. They discovered that, compared with those taking placebo, children taking Pycnogenol had significant improvements…

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ADHD Treatments That Really Work

…contribute to ADHD, and a new study strengthens this connection. Australian researchers administered cognitive assessments and tested blood samples from children with and without ADHD. They found that higher omega-3 blood levels predicted lower anxiety and shyness, and higher DHA levels correlated with better…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…colds in children. At the first sign of a cold, I suggest you start taking 75 mg of zinc daily. You can get this amount through a combination of a daily multivitamin and other targeted supplements that contain zinc. And if you’re susceptible to colds, take extra zinc (adults 30 mg, children 10–15…

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Preventing Asthma Attacks Naturally

…I am not suggesting you throw out your meds. Asthma is a serious condition that affects 26 million Americans, including almost 10 percent of our children. Every year, it is responsible for 17 million visits to doctors’ offices or emergency rooms, half a million hospitalizations, and nearly 3,500 deaths…

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Type 2 Diabetes Is No Longer an Adult Disease

…considered an adult-only condition. However, in recent years, the occurrence of the disease in children has grown at epidemic rates. Fueled by today’s rise in childhood obesity, the CDC estimates that 1 in 3 children born in 2000 will develop type 2 diabetes, while the overall number of people living with…

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Drug Companies’ Six Biggest Secrets

…drugs, for instance, have been linked to countless suicides, school shootings and other bizarre acts of violence, such as mothers killing their own children. * These drug companies have limited liability for damages caused by their products. For example, if your child develops autism after receiving dozens…

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Rid Your Body of Lead Toxicity With Chelation Therapy

…of this heavy metal in our bones than people did 100 years ago. Lead is a neurotoxin that causes mental retardation and developmental delays in children and a multitude of cognitive problems in people of all ages. It also damages the endothelial cells lining the arteries and curbs production of nitric…

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A New Study Proves It Again—Diabetes Drugs Don’t Work!

…on because it causes strokes and heart attacks in adults. In fact, right now rosiglitazone is not even approved by the FDA for use in teens and children. It’s only when you dig really deep into the study’s findings that you get to the real story—that the researchers were unable to achieve sustained…

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5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

There’s no question that there's an obesity epidemic in America. More than half of the women, almost two-thirds of the men, and a quarter of the children in our country are overweight, giving us the dubious distinction of being the fattest country on the planet. How did we get so out of control? Well…

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Natural Mosquito Repellents

…think twice. Many contain DEET (diethyltoluamide), which may keep mosquitoes away but at a price: Its safety is questionable, especially for young children and older individuals. Instead, here’s what I recommend as natural mosquito repellents: * Take Vitamin B1 (Thiamine): There’s at least one study…

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Health Benefits of Fiber Include Weight Loss

More than half of American adults are classified as overweight or obese, as are a third of our children. Unfortunately, our appetite for calorie-laden foods may be exceeded only by our susceptibility to fad diets that promise quick weight loss. Folks, these weight loss diets and magical fat-burning…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…the oft-made charge that its success is due to the placebo effect, these doctors point out the amazing results they’ve had in treating infants, children, and pets—all of whom have no expectations of the outcome. The first peer-reviewed, double-blind study on homeopathy to appear in an American medical…

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