If you thought your kids have acquired their junk food eating habits from peers, you may not be wholly true. Habits start quite early in the life of a human, and if your kid is taught the benefits of healthy eating right from infancy, they are less likely to indulge in junk food eating out of peer pressure, if at all, than otherwise. A formula which works very well in this case is palate training. What Is Palate Training? Contrary to its name, this formula is pretty simple and … [Read more...] about Palate Training Tips to Help Your Kids Avoid Weight Gain.
Workouts are something hated not only by kids but also adults. Now, if you hate workouts as much as your kid then this article would benefit both of you. Believe it or not, a well-balanced workout regimen could single-handedly keep you fit and healthy throughout your whole life. And of course, no one said you need to do boring cardio for hours or spend 2 hours in your local gym. Simple activities could help you and your kids keep the pounds away. Kids Lifestyle Changes One reason behind the … [Read more...] about Does Your Kid Hate Exercise? Here is a Solution.
Thanks to the considerable awareness about weight loss generated by experts and media alike, almost all of those so-called 'bad foods' now have seemingly 'good alternatives' so that you could enjoy your favorite foods without getting fatter. So we have diet drinks to replace fizzy drinks and diet soda to replace the original sweet soda. But how healthy are these diet alternatives? In this article we shall take a closer look at that. The Problem with Diet Soda Take diet soda for example. … [Read more...] about Is Diet Soda Harmful?
There is a lot of concern over the growing rate of childhood obesity today. In the United States, at least one child in every five is over or obese. Genetic factors play a role but the primary causes of obesity are consumption of high-calorie foods and inadequate physical activity. Due to the rising rate of obesity, -related diseases are becoming common among children and adolescents. There are many health risks of childhood obesity, including the following. Health Risks of Childhood … [Read more...] about Health Risks of Childhood Obesity
When we were kids, my brother was addicted to soda, just like my father. The only difference between them is that, while father could gulp down can after can of that sweet liquid, my brother was allowed to drink no more than one liter and-a-half per day. However, when my brother realized that soda was responsible behind his ever increasing fat belly, he decided he would take no more of it. Getting rid of soda wasn't easy for him, but he got rid of it eventually. Now that he has come of … [Read more...] about Is Soda Responsible For Childhood Obesity?