Supplements for Children

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  Here’s a program that I think works well as a preventive winter supplement regimen for 3-12 year old children. It will maintain healthy immune function and ensure that they are getting adequate nutrients. Of course, a healthy whole foods diet is ideal, but often children are picky eaters and parents don’t always have control […]

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Children’s Strengths

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Encourage Strengths Every parent would like their child to experience confidence, security, and high self-esteem. If parents recognize and encourage their children’s strengths and talents they can make great strides to achieve that goal. Often parents get caught up in children’s problems with a well-intentioned plan to fix those apparent weaknesses or struggles. Some areas […]

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A Natural Approach to Measles

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Take a deep breath folks – it’s only measles, a childhood disease that begins with a fever, eye irritation, mucus production, and cough. A widespread rash usually appears on day four with a high fever. The rash subsides after a week of illness and symptoms resolve within a total of two weeks or less. Once […]

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Vitamin D dosage for children

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Most doctors agree that infants should take vitamin D3, but there is variation among pediatricians and pediatric groups about the ideal dosage of vitamin D for babies. This may leave parents puzzled about how much vitamin D to give to their babies. In the US and Canada the recommended dose is 400 IU per day. […]

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Fighting Cavities with Vitamin D and Xylitol

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Check out my latest article on the SAFBaby website. A new study has shed more light on the problem of tooth decay in children. In this study vitamin D deficiency in children was significantly associated with severe early cavities in preschool children. Vitamin D is important for the formation of enamel and dentin in teeth. […]

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