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Does your little one shun the idea of exercise? Would they rather play video games, watch TV or even read a book than run around outside? But just like adults, kids need regular exercise to be healthy and fit. Trampolines are perfect way to entice your kids to get outside and get moving! To get the best health benefits, a child should play on an exercise trampoline for at least 2 1/2 hours each week.
How It Works
A trampoline offers a fun way for a child to move her body. Bouncing on a trampoline gives kids the opportunity to exercise for a few minutes every day. All a child...
Some bone disorders in children are due to rare conditions and require careful clinical evaluation. If not treated promptly, bone disease can affect a child's bone development, lead to multiple fractures and cause bone deformities. In some cases, bone disease in children leads to deterioration of motor development and permanent disability. Frequently, treatment is delayed because symptoms go unnoticed and only become apparent over time.
Rickets is a bone disease that most commonly affects children who have low levels of vitamin D caused by poor diet or an inability to absorb vitamin...
Gaining weight is easy, but losing it is tough, and keeping the weight off is the biggest challenge of all. The number of calories a woman needs varies depending on her age and activity level. Women between the ages of 23 and 50 generally need to consume from 1,700 to 2,200 calories each day to maintain their current body weight and energy levels. Older women require fewer calories.
Defining a Healthy Body Weight
To achieve and maintain a healthy body weight, you must be aware of the weight range that fits your height and particular body build. Ideal weight is more than a number on the...