Friday, August 23, 2013

Childhood Diabetes and its prevention

For many years it was thought that diabetes was only a disease unique to adults , that might well occur during youth, as in the case of type 1, or older as type 2, but unfortunately with the rapid growth of obesity in children science discovered that this condition can also affect children. This condition delicate can be avoided by parents, so in here we give you the keys so you know how to prevent childhood diabetes.

Childhood Diabetes and its prevention

From 1st days to adult period of life, parents are the main responsible of establishing small feeding habits they will later, so it is important to create a healthy routine for them in order to prevent this disease.

Breast feeding: If you are on your chest to give your child instead of opting for a bottle from his birth, breast milk protects and creates defenses, making it less vulnerable to childhood diabetes.

Physical activity in children: It is very important to promote physical activity in children. Do they practice one or more sports to play in the street, and keep it moving away from a sedentary lifestyle?

Friday, July 26, 2013

Children’s Bones Health

Children’s Bones HealthHaving eating habits and healthy lifestyle from childhood is very important to develop bones health of children, in the long run it will help to prevent osteoporosis and possible fractures.

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes a loss of bones density and an increased propensity to fracture. It has been called "a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences" because the amount of bones or bones that develops during childhood and adolescence is an important factor determining the health of the bones. The health habits your kids are learning now can literally bones strengthen them or weaken them as they age.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Heat stroke and your child care in the summer

In the summer days child are more affected than adult. Parents have to take proper care of them. Take safety measures if your child in the sun wears them comfortable cotton clothes, put a cap in their head and used sun screen and give them enough liquid foods or juices or saline. Try to keep them inside places in midday of summer.
Heat stroke and your child care in the summer

More often parents are leaved their child in the car for short time shopping or other works. But it is the most common cause of heat stroke in children up to four years, has warned the Security Committee Coordinator and Injury Prevention Spanish Association of Pediatrics (AEP).

Since the child's body temperature rises three to five times faster than in adults due to lower water reservoir, are the smallest victims of major cases of hypothermia, a serious disorder that occurs as a result of increased body temperature, which usually occurs in less than 20 minutes and can even cause death in two hours.

In fact, as experts have warned, during the summer months the temperature inside the car can climb to 10-15 degrees in less than a quarter of an hour. Also, leave the windows open all or part of it is not certain, because air fails to reduce the rate of increase in temperature.

"The respiratory system of children is still developing and making them more vulnerable to heat exhaustion. So it is prolonged and the child's body fluids are not replaced, there is heat stroke which is the way more severe damage caused by high temperatures and impending threatening the child's life, what constitutes a real emergency” insisted the AEP experts.

Thus, experts have advised that if heat stroke is severe the child take a cool, ventilated, you remove clothing and be offered oral re-hydration solution. It is also advisable to cool the neck and wrists with a damp cloth, soil raising and fanning feet to facilitate perspiration. However, and although the child is better is required to take to the doctor's point a more accurate diagnosis of heat stroke.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Nutritious meals for children

Children's menus nutritious

Nutritious meals for childrenOne of the concerns of every mother is to know how to prepare nutritious meals for children, especially if they go to school. That is why this time discuses about nutritious children's meals, to guide you to prepare the food.

When you start the school day begins concern that children are well fed, to meet all your daily demands. To do this, it is important to have on hand a number of ideas of children's menus including tasty, nutritious meals for children and you can include in your daily diet. 

Nutritious children's menus

Menu 1: Pita sandwich with good quality ham, cheese, tomato and lettuce with mayonnaise, with 1 banana.

Menu 2: Spring Rice to include potatoes, carrots, peas, chopped egg and rice (preferably whole wheat), seasoned with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 1 flan.

Menu 3: If still hot you can make a short noodle salad with vegetables that your child will feel hungry. Also you can add grated cheese, and 1 gelatin.

Nutritious meals for children
Menu 4: Breaded steak with baked potato and pumpkin puree, and 1 block.

Menu6: Omelet of cheese, ham and tomato. Strawberries (sliced ​​strawberries portion would be a medium cup).

Menu 7: Pita bread sandwich a slice of chicken or celery with chopped celery, lettuce and cheese spread, and 1 orange.

Menu 8: Breaded chicken with baked tortilla chips, and 1 gelatin.

All these meals are nutritious and can prepare that eat both at home and outside, in school. Remember that meals should be nutritious and contain protein, fats, sugars, vitamins and minerals for children to grow up healthy and develop their full potential.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Children Learning Techniques

Learning Techniques for Children

Child learning techniques are beneficial for children with learning difficulties and, in general, even adults with this problem. If Parents and teachers take care this, it should be overcome. 

What are the techniques of learning?

Different techniques are applied such as the profile or the problem of the child or the person you are going to work. Mnemonic systems are ranging from simple to the most profound educational and psychological. Some specialize in certain types of learning, from music to mathematics.

Children Learning Techniques

As explained, learning techniques can be routed to different people in their particular circumstances. So you cannot say that a system consisting of concrete and closed.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Child Sleep and Weight

The weight and the Child's Sleep

Children under five short sleepers are more likely to get fat. This is because lack of sleep causes imbalances in hormones that regulate appetite. To avoid this, it is essential to get enough sleep.

The weight and the Child's Sleep

The relationship between sleep and weight of Child

In recent years, scientists have developed a number of studies on this topic. The causal link between lack of sleep and increased risk of obesity is mainly on the bad habits bedtime and also in power. The children who go to bed very late, in general, they also eat incorrectly. These habits should be corrected, since, during the hours of sleep, is when they produce hormones that control growth and appetite. In this sense, flat of sleep can cause imbalances.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Child Adolescence

The limits in your child adolescence

To get proper education of children is necessary to establish rules and limits from birth, which will be modified and flexible over the years and the growth of the child.

The main objective of the limits is to ensure the safety and health of the child, but also aim to stabilize and provide a certain order and structure in the daily dynamics and to bring a sense of life consistent. Moreover, the limits help in building the personality of the child or adolescent, as they involve the development of aspects such as the will, tolerance for frustration, the postponement of satisfaction, taking into account the rights of others, etc.
Since the start to set limits is normal for the child, in turn, try to obstruct them. This inherent conflict appears natural and evolutionary process. Over the years, and more especially in adolescence, is normal also increased questioning of the rules and limits by the boy. The adolescent needs to question the model proposed by their parents and that is part of their development and the progressive development of their personality.

Child Adolescence