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Dog in a Pill?

  • Posted on May 16, 2017

More proof that dogs are man’s best friend. Researchers in Canada showed that babies born in households with pets have higher amounts of microbes that may lower their risk for allergies…and obesity!  Anita Kozyrskyj and

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General healthy nutrition guidelines for toddlers and young children

  • Posted on May 12, 2017

Meals should start within 15 minutes and for a toddler be done within 25 minutes-if not remove the food. Allow an interval of 2-3 hours with no eating (except water) to help promote a healthy hunger/feed cycle Do

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Conger’s Corner: Unicorn Foods

  • Posted on May 11, 2017

Starbucks has introduced a Unicorn Frappuccino.  It has 78 grams of sugar, which equals almost 20 teaspoons of sugar! The unicorn food trend started because a mother wanted to show that healthy food can be

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Added sugar

  • Posted on Apr 28, 2017

The average American eats about 22 teaspoons of added sugar every day. This adds up to over 70 pounds of sugar a year. Even worse, American teens are eating closer to 34 teaspoons a day-thats

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Russian Roulette

  • Posted on Apr 18, 2017

Dr Robert Glatter, an emergency physician in New York City says that when a teenager uses a synthetic cannabinoid (marijuana) they are playing Russian roulette. Their reaction is unpredictable and can range from sedation to

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Do You want to Reconsider your decision not to accept the HPV vaccine?

  • Posted on Apr 11, 2017

When the HPV (Human Papillomavirus Vaccine) first came out, we did not offer it. We talked about it, researched it and decided to hold on recommending the vaccine until more studies were out. Later, we

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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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