Mum Mum's Blog Report: 6 Immune Boosting Kid Friendly Foods; Study Finds One-third of Kids Take Vitamins; Genome Map for Babies
Posted Feb 13 2009 4:53pm
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This is a selection of recent popular blogs from Mum Mum, where parents can find information on everything to do with babies and parenting with an emphasis on health and nutrition.
6 Immune Boosting Kid Friendly Foods
With all the cold and flu bugs going around this time of year, it is important to try to keep little ones healthy. Building up a strong immune system can help them fight off infections and remain on the go. Mum Mums provides 6 immune boosting kid friendly foods to help build winter immunity. Everyone knows kids have fickle eating habits so by choosing foods that are nutrient dense like berries, almonds, and carrots; a little food goes a long way.
Study Finds One-third of Kids Take Vitamins
There are a great deal of vitamins and supplements on the market, even many marketed specifically for kids. Attempting to discover just how many kids are actually taking those vitamins, a new study surveyed the parents of the about 10,800 kids aged 2-17. As the post explains, the study found one-third of US children are currently taking vitamins. According to the study, the healthiest kids are the ones taking vitamins already, while those who are picky eaters or have lower food intake and would benefit from taking vitamins do not.
Genome Map for Babies ‘to Become Universal in 2019
Looking at your newborn baby may make your mind wander with thoughts of who that baby will become, what will they look like, or how tall they will be. The post reveals that sometime in the next decade you may be able to find all that out with a simple blood test. Illumina, a company specializing in genetic research, claims by 2019 all newborn infants will be able to obtain a genome map outlining risks for diseases including cancer and heart disease, as well as other nuances such as height and physical attributes.
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