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Heart health creamy avocado fudge pops

(via Dr. Mercola) These heart health creamy avocado fudge pops are a delicious and healthy alternative to sugar laden store bough popsicles. The dangers of sugar are well documented. Recent research has shown that high sugar intake can greatly increase heart disease risk, and a new MRI technique even confirmed that […]

by July 21, 2017
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Eating sugar while pregnant is linked to allergies

Eating sugar while pregnant is linked to allergies in children, according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary University of London. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates that around 40 million people in the United States alone suffer from seasonal allergies, known also by the common name […]

by July 20, 2017
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American Academy of Pediatrics makes a crucial fruit juice recommendation for kids

American Academy of Pediatrics makes a crucial fruit juice recommendation for kids, urging parents to avoid offering infants the beverages to infants under the age of one. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) stated that fruit juice should not be offered to kids under one unless recommended by a doctor, […]

by May 23, 2017
Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically

Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically

Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically, according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. Its slogan: “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after the […]

by January 27, 2017
Your kid’s toys may contain poison from oil companies

Your kid’s toys may contain poison from oil companies

Your kid’s toys may contain poison from oil companies, and one of the world’s largest corporations is fighting to keep these chemicals in. Simple plastic toys may be posing danger to your child’s health. The chemicals found in children’s toys may also be present in your floors, kitchen storage, shower […]

by January 16, 2017
6 tips for an allergy-free Halloween

6 tips for an allergy-free Halloween

We are bringing you 6 tips for an allergy-free Halloween. Halloween is just around the corner, and it can be a “nightmare” for kids with food allergies. Chocolate contains milk, candy bars can contain nuts, and eggs and soy are also common allergen ingredients in Halloween treats, according to the […]

by October 24, 2016
FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics

FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics

FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics, which may change the lives of many people suffering from the disease. The pancreas may not get as much attention as the heart or kidney, but it is should be kept healthy with the right diet. When gastric juices make their way […]

by October 6, 2016
Some cough syrups can be deadly for children

Some cough syrups can be deadly for children

Some cough syrups can be deadly for children, according to pediatricians. Specifically, codeine is not safe to give to children. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a statement this week urging parents to not give children under the age of 18 either prescription or over-the-counter medications that contain codeine. […]

by September 27, 2016