Metabolism: How it Affects the Overall Well-Being of Kids

Metabolic health is crucial for overall good health and well-being, which is why nutritionists and medical professionals place such high importance on maintaining a good metabolism. While a healthy metabolism is vital for people of all ages, it’s even more important during those formative years of childhood and adolescence. This article highlights the benefits of…

5 Essential Insights on Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease in Youngsters

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) indicates a permanent reduction in kidney function. Unfortunately, many thousands of Australian children and teens live with kidney disease or are at risk of developing CKD. In fact, there are links between childhood obesity and chronic kidney disease, which is particularly concerning for youngsters who are in the ‘at risk’ category.

How Does Vitamin D Deficiency in Children Affect Childhood Obesity?

Obesity in children is reaching epidemic proportions, and being so crucial for children’s health, how does Vitamin D affect childhood obesity? Is there a link between the two? This article explores the relationship between Vitamin D and obesity, what effect a deficiency in this vitamin has on children’s health and more.

5 Healthy Habits for Kids in the New Year

A new year is underway and with it often comes resolutions for the twelve months ahead. For parents and caregivers, resolutions might include developing healthy habits for kids. This article highlights why generic resolutions regarding health and exercise for youngsters just don’t work, along with offering five timely and engaging suggestions that will achieve healthy habits and enhance kids’ well-being.

Can You Delay the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes?

With diabetes being so prevalent today, there is much emphasis on finding ways to prevent or delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes. This article will delve into some of the latest research and findings regarding the possibility of delaying the onset of T1D, as well as focusing on potential prevention strategies.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Families

As we navigate the landscape of children’s health, a troubling trend is unfolding – the rise of Type 2 diabetes. Once considered an adult’s battle, it is now becoming an unexpected challenge for the younger generation. The way we live our lives is changing, and the implications for the health of our kids are worrying.…

Is Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Genetic?

What is diabetes? Simply put, diabetes is a condition where blood sugar levels increase above normal levels because the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use it effectively.  The normal range of blood sugar level varies from when you are fasting and rise after meals and is influenced by the composition of the…

Promoting Healthy Habits: A Guide to Non-Food Rewards for Kids

Promoting healthy habits in children is incredibly important for their overall well-being and development. As parents and caregivers, it’s our responsibility to help them make positive choices and lead a healthy lifestyle. Remember, as a parent you are your children’s greatest influence and role model. Setting health goals that are realistic for your child Setting…