Children health



Folic Acid FAQ

Many of us stare at the side panel of our cereal in the morning and have more questions than answers about the vitamins and minerals we’re consuming: What do they do? How much do I need? How can I add it to my diet? To help you out, here’s…

A Closer Look at Allergy Season

May is National Allergy Awareness Month, and I’ll bet it’s no coincidence that it comes in the spring. Understanding Asthma and Allergies Allergies are a result of an immune system gone haywire: The immune system mistakes a typically harmless…

Supplemental Benefits

What is a dietary supplement? A dietary supplement is any product containing vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids or enzymes, according to the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act. Given the broad nature of this…

Set Your Heart on Health

February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to take an active approach to better heart health. Even if you have a family history, heart disease and attacks are preventable. Lower your risk by incorporating these suggestions into…

3 Steps to Building Immunity

The immune system defends your body against bacteria, viruses and other harmful invaders. At full strength, it is an efficient protector against infection and illness. But like all aspects of your health, it takes healthy lifestyle choices…

Preventing Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

Once we become adults, especially middle-aged adults, we frequently hear about the importance of eating heart-healthy foods. But the message is leaving out a key audience: children. Most people incorrectly believe that the processes that…