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Teaching Nutrition to Kids

Teaching Nutrition to Kids

It is extremely important for every parent to inform their kids about the important of nutrients. Below we have presented some tips for teaching nutrition to kids. To teach your child the importance of nutrients, you must stand as an example. Children learn more from examples than any other method. If your little one sees that you are having a healthy balanced diet containing plenty of nutritious foods, he will try to follow it at some point of time. When preparing your child’s meal, involve him in the act. Carry him with you while going to the grocery shop and ask him to pick the produce items; and when you serve him those items remind him that this was the ‘cauliflower’ or ‘broccoli’ he picked. This will attract him more towards these nutritious foods. You can play some games with  [...]

Natural Pain Relief for Kids

Natural Pain Relief for Kids

Kids often get injured and require gentle pain relievers for getting active again. There are several home remedies that can offer instant pain relief naturally; pain in children should always be managed with such home remedies. However, parents must consult the physician if these natural cures fail to offer pain relief to the child. Below we have discussed some of the most effective natural pain reliefs for kids. The cold soaks: If your child suffers from swelling, bruises, jammed fingers and toe stubs, a cold water bath can help in reducing their pain. You can also make your child soak their painful toes or fingers in cold water for 20 minutes to relieve them from the pain. Rest: If your child has incurred a more serious injury i.e. an injury that will take him off his fit for instance sprained  [...]

Causes of Urinary Incontinence in Women and Exercises to Cure the Condition

Causes of Urinary Incontinence in Women and Exercises to Cure the Condition

Urinary incontinence or UI is a condition marked by involuntary urine leakage. The symptoms of UI can range from a mild leakage of urine to inability of holding the urine at all. Urinary incontinence is observed more frequently among elderly individuals and women. Current statistics suggest that millions of US residents are victims of this disorder. Let us first get acquainted with the factors that6 can be responsible for causing IU. Stress incontinence: UI occurring as a result of physical movements like laughing, coughing, sneezing, lifting something or exercising is referred to as stress incontinence. These movements increase pressure within our abdomen, which in turn presses down the bladder. If the pelvic muscles supporting our bladder are weak due to reasons like surgery, childbirth or  [...]