Got kids? Then you've got germs! Germs and more germs are encountered on a daily basis and kids love to share them! How do you keep your kids healthy and their immune system on high alert? Regular hand washing, adequate rest and a healthy dose of activity are a good place to start, but to put up a good fight, your immune system needs more - it needs regular, healthy nourishment. Scientists now recognize the crucial role that nutrition plays in supporting the immune system.
Do you have a 4 year old who wants a second helping of broccoli at dinner? Will your 5 year old eat all of the strawberries for dessert? Does your 7 year old gobble up the spinach salad you put in their school lunch? If you are the parent of one of these children you are probably breathing a sigh of relief - your kids are good fruit and vegetable eaters who easily reach their serving recommendations. Would they still need a vitamin supplement?
Whether is it the text messages with friends, the TV shows or the video gaming, many are overdosed with screen time. Would vitamins help to combat this constant eye strain? Is there something that can help kids in school? Looking through the studies that examined eye and brain health there was a common theme – nutrition is important.
The weather is getting warmer, birds are chirping and April showers bring May flowers. Spring cleaning is in full swing. Move beyond your garage organization and closet cleaning to focus on you and your family. Is it time to spring clean your health? A change of seasons is a great time to renew your family’s commitment to healthy living.