An examination of how obesity factors into particular disabilities “We find that many of the children who are overweight are still malnourished. They have sufficient caloric intake but not sufficient nutrients.” Verna M. Baker, M.S., R.D., L.D. Clinic..
Watching your children grow is exciting. Sometimes you may not realize how much they have grown when you see them every day. Your child’s health care team uses growth charts to keep track of growth over time. Read on to learn about: Body mass index (BMI..
Infants with special needs may have feeding difficulties and formulas such as Similac could be used to help these children thrive. The current recall of Similac formula has caused widespread concern for families with children with special needs . Abbott L..
The rate of childhood peanut allergies has more than tripled in the past 10 years according to findings released this week from Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. A nationwide telephone survey of 5,300 households in 2008 reported 1.4 percent of c..
A child’s growth is influenced by many factors, including: Genetics Nutrition Environment Overall health Factors that can cause a child to be underweight include: Not eating enough food Eating the right amount of food, but not absorbing the nutrients we..
Research findings have just been released stating that exposure to pesticides may be a cause of ADHD in children. The study, published in Pediatrics, reported that out of the 1,139 children interviewed, 94 percent were found to have some levels of the co..
In today’s world of fast food and microwave meals, it can be difficult to make sure your child is eating healthy. This can prove especially daunting when your child is a picky eater; here is a list (in no particular order) of healthy kid friendly foods ..