Archive for December, 2011

Healthy Aging

As we get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well we age.  Eating a low salt, low fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age- related risks.  A good diet could reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases.   In […]

Thumb Sucking

You may be concerned about your child’s thumb-sucking and wonder if it is harmful, at what age your child should stop, or what could happen if your child doesn’t stop.  First off, thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for children.  It serves many purposes; it makes babies feel secure and happy and helps them to learn […]