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Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic]

2015-03-06T14:25:48+02:00

Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic] This is what your grandma never taught you. By John Berardi and Ryan Andrews source (http://www.precisionnutrition.com/color-chart) Fruits and vegetables’ vibrant colors tell the story of their “super powers.” You see, it’s their “phytonutrients,” or plant nutrients, that help us fight disease and stay stronger for longer. Learn what the phytonutrients do [...]

Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic]2015-03-06T14:25:48+02:00

Lack of outdoor play said to hurt children’s development

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Teachers, parents and health officials in southern Ontario say kids today simply don't know how to play outside. Public schools in Windsor-Essex are phasing out traditional playgrounds and the city is contemplating selling off parks. (CBC File Photo) "We’re not talking about structured play. We’re talking about free unstructured play out of doors," said Sharon [...]

Lack of outdoor play said to hurt children’s development2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

How regular SAUNAS could save your life: Getting sweaty even once a week halves the risk of dying from heart disease

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

A sauna does more than build up a sweat - it can be a life saver, say researchers. Middle-aged men who take frequent saunas are around half as likely to die from heart conditions as those who do not, according to a new study.Regular sessions also appear to protect against early deaths from any cause, [...]

How regular SAUNAS could save your life: Getting sweaty even once a week halves the risk of dying from heart disease2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down. But child psychologists say it may be stunting youngsters' emotional development, because they do not learn how to control their emotions. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine in the US found that [...]

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Health Talk : Let’s talk about Your Child’s Health

2015-05-28T05:17:18+02:00

During the Health talks various topics about children’s health will be covered such as Attention Problems, Brain Development, Physical Posture, Immune System, Antibiotic Usage, Healthy Food and many more. There will be Q&A sessions for the parents along with Free Brain Screening session (RM 180) for the kids and Free Iridology screening for the parents [...]

Health Talk : Let’s talk about Your Child’s Health2015-05-28T05:17:18+02:00