Healthy Eating Guidelines For 1-2 Year Old Children

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Food For Health Your one to two year old toddler needs a variety of healthy foods from the five food groups. It is a good idea to think about what, and how much your toddler eats over a week, rather than per day. Toddlers have wide and varying appetites which

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Is Your Pet Making You Sick?

Animal To Human Diseases

Our brightly colored companions make excellent pets, most birds are super smart, clean, and fascinating to watch, but we must remember that our feathered friends may also carry germs capable of causing illness in humans

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Why Can’t My Baby Eat Honey?

When Can My Baby Eat Honey

Although honey is a wholesome, natural food, you cannot give it to your baby until they are at least 12 months old. Honey may contain Clostridium botulinum spores, a bacterium which can cause a rare but potentially fatal disease

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Why Can’t I Give My Baby Cow’s Milk?

When Can My Baby Drink Cow’s Milk

You should wait until your baby is at least 12 months old before giving them cow’s milk because: Your baby cannot digest cow’s milk as easily or completely as mother’s milk or formula and the high concentration of protein and minerals in cow’s milk can be difficult for their immature kidneys to cope with

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Understanding Gout

What Is Gout

Gout is one of the most common medical disorders ever experienced around the globe. It is caused by the body not processing uric acid effectively; this may be due to a buildup caused by indulging in foods such as

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My Child Has Ringworm – What Now?

How To Get Rid Of Ringworm

Tinea corporis (body ringworm) is not caused by worms; it is a fungal infection which is caused by parasites that live on the cells in the outer layer of your skin. Ringworm shows as a circular red rash with clearer skin inside the circle.

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Understanding Dengue Fever

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Dengue is a disease transmitted between people by the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus which are commonly found in subtropical areas all around the world.

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What Is Whooping Cough?

Whooping Cough Treatment

Whooping cough is a very contagious disease caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacteria. These bacteria attach to tiny hair like extensions in the upper respiratory tract called cilia and release toxic substances

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