Rules for a Healthy Diet for kids

*Rules for a Healthy Diet for Kids It can seem very difficult to find a diet that your children enjoy eating, but is also very healthy for them. When there is so much pressure to encourage your children to eat healthily, how do you get a reasonable balance between making sure they have a good diet and not getting them

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Am I fat?

One of the topics that constantly rears its head in Health Studies and  among teenagers is being overweight and weight loss.   When we use the word overweight it is important to clarify that what we are talking about is more than just a few pounds. Everyone knows that being overweight can effect our heart and also risk Diabetes but

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I am so sad that you are sad.

Just today in college I lingered to do some computer work as my group of students  left the room to go for a break. As I sat working on the computer one of the students had stayed in the room. She looked tired and I instinctively knew that something was wrong. When I asked if she was OK the tears

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“I am Dumb”….says who?

Just today in class as we were having a short break and as my back was turned I heard a female student  say to another. ” I am just dumb…I have always been dumb ” As the class  in question are studying Personal and Professional Development I took the opportunity to stop them in their tracks and ask who had

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What’s wrong with me?

Asked: What’s wrong with me? I have eczema, o always have since I was little. But it seems out of control now. When I moisturize it with coca butter it feels alright, but when I wake up in the morning all over my body including a little Of my face is semi sweaty and smells and is dry and tight

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Poor Girl ..Eczema is irritating!

As we all know the new school year and college year is upon us with new courses, new friends, new lecturers and new challenges ahead ! This morning as I filled out the electronic register for a second year Health studies class that I had just met I was informed of someones absence because of a hospital visit for Eczema.

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When People Power is lost

When People Power is lost. As I sat through a three hour meeting listening to a system about student placements being explained that was so complicated and boring it was amusing …then I just had to put pen to paper and record the way I felt. In the last 2 years I have taken a career break from lecturing in

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Dairy products are bad for us .

Many Americans, including some vegetarians, still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks. Osteoporosis Milk’s main selling point is calcium, and milk-drinking is touted for building strong bones in children and preventing osteoporosis in older persons. However, clinical research shows that dairy products

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