What You Must Know About Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps the bodys tissues absorb glucose (sugar) so it can be used as a source of energy. The condition may also develop if muscle, fat, and liver cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucose levelsContinue reading “What You Must Know About Diabetes”

7 Tips to Take Control of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a life-long illness affecting the chemistry of the brain. In classic cases, it causes severe mood swings from manic episodes of extreme highs to depressive episodes of debilitating lows, with relatively normal periods in-between. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 2 million people ageContinue reading “7 Tips to Take Control of Bipolar Disorder”

Your Obese Child & School Nutrition

Good Nutrition in School Can Help Fight Obesity Perhaps you are trying to help your child lose weight, or you feel he or she may be in danger of becoming overweight or unhealthy because of their eating and exercise habits. If so, it is important that you consider the impact of your childs time atContinue reading “Your Obese Child & School Nutrition”

Top Toddler-Feeding Essentials

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters and yours is likely no exception. Following his first year of rapid growth, your toddler will gain weight more slowly during his second year and will need less food. This developmental change, combined with a toddler’s growing need for independence and his inability to sit still for prolonged periods, canContinue reading “Top Toddler-Feeding Essentials”