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Although running is an effective aerobic exercise for burning calories, some women runners still struggle with weight control. In addition to balancing calories, choosing healthy sources of food can help provide the nutrients and energy necessary for training routines and marathon competitions. The types of food you consume, as well as the times you eat, can play an important role in high-endurance activities like running.
A calorie is a unit of measurement that describes the amount of energy in food sources. Running is a strenuous exercise that requires adequate amounts...
Like older children and adults, toddlers too experience dry and itchy scalp conditions. Determining the origin of the problem is the first step in treating the condition. While your toddler may not be able to verbalize his symptoms, examining his scalp can help you determine if his condition requires a trip to your pediatrician's office.
Toddlers seldom have the self-control to keep themselves from scratching every itch. This frequent scratching may be your first clue that something is bothering him. Upon close examination, you may see flaking skin, raw patches, small bumps and...
Water plays an important role in keeping your child hydrated. While other fluids, such as soda pops, fruit juices and milk, may help provide the necessary fluids, they may also supply additional ingredients, such as sugar, artificial colorings and fat. Encouraging your child to drink plain water can help to limit his intake of unnecessary ingredients and keep his body hydrated.
Refusal to Drink Water
Lack of fluids can lead to dehydration, although most children ask for drinks when they become thirsty. Dehydration usually occurs in toddlers because of severe vomiting and diarrhea, rather...