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Study Highlights Dangers of a Sedentary Childhood

“Sedentariness should be recognized as one of the 21st-century independent causes of excess insulin, fat obesity, high lipid levels, inflammation, and arterial stiffness,” says Andrew Agbaje, MD, PhD, associate professor of clinical epidemiology and child health at the University of Eastern Finland. In collaboration with the Universities of Bristol andRead

Supporting the Infant Microbiota for a Healthy Future

The gut microbiota develops and matures during the first few years of life. Research suggests changes in the early microbiota may affect a child’s later physical and mental health and wellness. Supporting gut health during this important window of time can provide youngsters with a healthy start in life. StagesRead

Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Chemicals Linked to Increased Childhood Body Mass

Over the past few decades, concern has been steadily increasing over the prevalence of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in our environment and their effects on human health. Used in everyday products such as plastics, personal care items, and pesticides, common endocrine-disrupting chemicals include persistent organic pollutants (POPs), perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), polychlorinatedRead

Kid’s Immune Recovery Protocol

Infants and young children have developing immune systems with different innate and adaptive immune responses compared to older children and adults. This may explain why young children are more vulnerable to seasonal immune challenges. Several nutrition and lifestyle strategies can benefit their immune system’s development, function, and recovery.   DOWNLOADRead

Kid’s Immune Support Protocol

As children return to school, sports, and indoor activities, immune challenges start to ramp up. While immune support is essential all year, it deserves extra attention during back-to-school season. Healthy diet and lifestyle strategies set the foundation for immune health. Learn practical tips and protocols to help support the immuneRead

Multi-Strain Synbiotic Relieves Constipation in Kids

As many as 30 percent of children worldwide struggle with constipation, which causes pain, discomfort, and even psychological stress. A new double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study in Pediatric Research offers hope for this common children’s health condition. For the study, children with intermittent constipation (less than five weekly bowel movements, orRead

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