Category Archives: Nutrition

Why a Healthy Diet May Not Be Enough to Cure Constipation In Kids

Constipation in kids is a major problem, but all the kale in the world may not be enough to fix it. Here’s why–and what to do! Constipation is a big problem among children and can lead to bedwetting, daytime accidents, and urinary tract infections. I’m happy to have another guest post by Steve Hodges, M.D., a pediatric urologist at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the coauthor of STOP Bedwetting Forever With M.O.P. (get more info at the bottom of the post plus a discount code). Here, Dr. […]

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Do You Know What the Healthiest Countries Eat?

What makes a country healthy? Low pollution and cancer rates? Higher-than-average life expectancy? Access to affordable healthcare to screen for diseases before they become serious concerns? If you answered that all of these factors contribute to the health of a country’s citizens, you’re absolutely right. But the biggest issue plaguing our global health, by far, is obesity. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.” More than 600 million adults were classified as obese during 2014, and “41 million children […]

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