Category Archives: Growth and development


Vitamins and Minerals

What are vitamins? Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential for normal growth and nutrition. They are not made by the human body so must be acquired through the diet. Only small quantities are necessary for normal functioning. Vitamins are … Continue reading

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Passing on the Meat?

There are many reasons that people adopt vegetarian diets. Sometimes kids or teens decide on their own to make a change to a vegetarian diet. You can rest assured that vegetarian diets can be safe and healthy. Vegetarians tend to … Continue reading

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Baby Myths and Facts

New parents will find themselves receiving all sorts of advice and information from just about anyone regarding what to do and what not to do for their baby. While this can certainly be helpful, sometimes it is difficult to know … Continue reading

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Sleep Matters

Sleep is a very important part of good health. Sleep allows for the body to get a much needed rest and be ready for the next day. It is also a vital part of keeping the brain functioning as it … Continue reading

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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is the Autism Society‚Äôs National Autism Awareness Month. The organization has recognized this month as an opportunity to increase awareness, education, and concern about autism and the growing number of families affected by it. To learn more about autism, … Continue reading

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