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Sugar limits

  • Posted on Apr 7, 2017

The American Heart Association has made the following recommendations about sugar limits: Children = Limit to 3-4 teaspoons per day (max 16 grams a day) Adult women/teens= Limit to 5 teaspoons per day (max 20

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Good news or ?

  • Posted on Apr 4, 2017

Teenagers are using less drugs and alcohol. And we have no idea why. Maybe the anti-drug campaigns are working? Or maybe it’s something else… Smartphone use has grown exponentially over the last decade, the same

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Turn off the TV

  • Posted on Mar 28, 2017

I still remember my dad yelling those words at dinner time. A new study showed that children from lower socioeconomic groups who watched more than 2 hours a day of TV had problems with school

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Added Sugars

  • Posted on Mar 17, 2017

Added sugars are sugars and syrups that are added to foods or beverages when they are processed or prepared. Naturally occurring sugars such as those in fruit or milk are not added sugars.  Added sugars

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Smartphones and Depression

  • Posted on Mar 15, 2017

New studies have linked smartphone usage in our teens to depression. Teens spend a lot of time on their smartphones talking to friends, surfing the Internet, and posting their every move on social media. A

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Antibiotic Stewardship

  • Posted on Mar 14, 2017

  That’s one of the new buzz words in medicine. It means that we should use antibiotics responsibly. For instance, not treating a viral infection with an antibiotic. There has been a movement to use

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Added sugars and health problems

  • Posted on Mar 10, 2017

American kids are eating and drinking too many added sugars which can lead to health problems such as weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease and many other problems.We need to move

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