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3 Food Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Good Food Choice & Dental Routine go a Long Way in a Child's Dental Health As children grow up, more care is needed in maintaining their oral health. Most children get all their baby teeth by age 3. These teeth start falling out around age 6, and the permanent teeth come in to take their place. Gaps between baby teeth are normal, they are actually making place for the permanent teeth. By 13 years of age, all permanent teeth should have come in. Here are a few tips to maintain your ...

Make Your Child’s Birthday Party Healthy This Year

Birthday Parties need not be all about junk food. Last evening I returned from a birthday party with my daughter. She had had a lot of fun but as we sat in the car, she complained of having eaten too much and that her stomach hurt.  So what did she eat -- Cheese Pizza, Popcorns, Potato fries, Hakka noodles, chicken nuggets, pasta, a creamy cake and bottled juice. Does it not resonate with most birthday parties? In fact the menu is a constant and the children look forward to the same menu in ...

6 Foods That Kids Should Avoid

In this world of instant gratification, instant food has become a norm. But, as parents we know that manufactured and processed food lack nutritive value. We give way to it sometimes, and that leads to children missing out on essential nutrients required for proper growth and function. Here are 6 foods that kids should avoid.   1. Fruity Candies or Snacks         We have heard of the fruit snacks which come in forms of candies or loops. Many huge companies add the ...

You Have Been Cooking Rice All Wrong!

How have you been cooking rice? You wash it, boil it in appropriate amount of water, let it stand for some and it is ready. It even looks fluffy.   But have you tried the rub-rule after you think it is done? When you rub cooked rice against your two fingers, you will notice the grain still feels and is not a smooth rub. Alert! This rice is not properly cooked! If you have a little one, you need to remember that this kind of rice could cause painful tummy issues. You need ...

A Mum’s Record Of Diet To Fight Dehydration

  Dehydration can be a very concerning thing for all mothers. On a hot sunny summer day, my 4 year old daughter fell sick with these symptoms – Stomach cramps or Griping Bloating or heaviness in stomach Loose stools/ Loose motions (3 to 5 times a day) Vomiting (once a day) Flatulence Fatigue A dull child Took her to a doctor and as feared, she needed medication.  In the meanwhile, the doctor prescribed her to be on mostly rice based meals and asked me to ...

Why Cooking With Family Is a Great Idea

  Last Saturday I was scrolling down a famous social networking site and there I saw a picture of a leading actor Akshay Kumar cooking with his kids. One could make out how much fun they were having. How many of us would agree that cooking if done in a right way and environment works as a therapy. Cooking not only gets the cook and the people being fed closer to each other but you will also understand their preferences and liking's more than anyone else. “Food tastes better when ...