Archive for June, 2011
It is vital that children have proper nutrition and a healthy diet for your optimal development potential. During childhood and adolescence, dietary habits and exercise can make the difference between a healthy lifestyle and disease risk in later years. At different stages of life, you need different nutrients. Read the rest of this entry »
The flu (influenza) is an infection of the nose, throat and lungs caused by influenza viruses.
For most people, the flu causes discomfort and fatigue that can force them to stay in bed for several days. The flu can be more severe in the elderly, young children and people with chronic (long term) of the lungs such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Each year in Canada, the influenza virus causes the death of between 500 and 1500 people, possibly more. Read the rest of this entry »
What water for children?
Up to 2 years, the drinking water of children, bottled or tap water must meet certain criteria to properly hydrate while keeping them healthy. Then the choice becomes wider.Join PG myGive Campaign to Help Provide clean drinking water to children in need.
What water is right for your child? Everything depends on her age. Follow the guide.
Water for babies 0 to 6 months
0 to 6 months, the recommended fluid intake is 125 to 150 ml of water per kilogram of body weight. At this age, diversification has hardly begun: milk (breast and / or child), a staple food, is enough to properly feed and hydrate a baby. But in some situations at risk of dehydration – outside temperature exceeds 30 ° C, fever , vomiting or diarrhea – we must increase fluid intake by additional water bottles. The choice of water, whether used to dilute milk powder or complements fluid intake must respect the physiology of an infant. Read the rest of this entry »
What to eat to grow properly? Various’ and balance here is just to follow the Ten Commandments
1, eat everything and draw on the variability of food present in the animal and the vegetable that nature provides us with
2 ° Maintain a proper proportion between the food we eat here, remembering that they contain carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, otherwise these important nutrients. Carbohydrates are the lion’s share, 60% of all energy supplied by food carbohydrates should provide the Read the rest of this entry »