Archive for May, 2012
Are you considering a weight loss diet? You may plan to start by cutting out cookies and chips, but be careful. Limiting people’s choices of junk food makes them eat less junk food, but doesn’t help them to lose weight because they tend to compensate by eating more calories within other food groups, a new [...]
Gonorrhea cases have gone up by 25 percent in England, and doctors are scared the sexually transmitted disease will soon become resistant to antibiotics. The Health Protection Agency called the gonorrhea threat “very concerning”, but they also warned that the total number of STDs had gone up two percent.
Are you giving your baby a formula “enriched” with fatty acids? Formula companies started doing this to mimic breast milk and give a more complete nutrition, and some believe that these fatty acids play a crucial role in a baby’s brain development. But a review of previous studies now shows that adding fatty acids to [...]
Children of as young as five are being treated for depression in Great Britain, according to the BBC. In Sussex, a county in south-east England, over a 1,000 children at in therapy, while Prozac prescriptions are being handed out to minors in Oxfordshire and Berkshire in increasing quantities.
You’ve been gaining weight steadily for months on end during your pregnancy. Now that you’ve given birth, you are more than fed up with those baby pound. You want your old body and clothes back. But how can you lose your pregnancy weight quickly and responsibly?
Are you still breastfeeding and thinking about trying to conceive the next baby? You may have been told to wean your baby to get your fertility back. But most mothers can get their menstrual cycles up and running again, and ovulate, while still continuing to nurse their babies. What do you need to know about [...]
Pregnancy weight gain is normal and healthy, but that belly isn’t so charming once you’ve given birth! Postpartum dieting and simply giving your body the chance to recover from pregnancy both help with weight loss. But, how can you get a toned body again? You can’t do it without working out!
Is your child clinging to you as you attempt to leave her at preschool? Does she beg you to stay with her, or take her home? You may want to start crying yourself, while wondering how you can reduce that separation anxiety and help your child feel confident and happy at the start of the [...]
Are you hoping your children will start exercising and moving more? Just get them some friends who are more active than they are if you want them to get in shape, a new study advises! Kids in after-school activities with others who jump around a lot also boost their own physical activity levels — there [...]