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All posts tagged "children’s health"

  • Screen shot 2013 08 01 at 10.58.36 AM 120x134 - Self-Esteem and Parental Influence
    Self-Esteem and Parental Influence

      Developing children’s self-esteem begins with the life of the parents. What is self-esteem? Self-esteem is the ability to be assured of one’s own abilities, talents, worth, value, as well as, having personal acceptance, approval and respect...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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  • Screen shot 2013 08 01 at 10.55.01 AM 120x134 - Solving Canada’s Childhood Obesity Epidemic
    Solving Canada’s Childhood Obesity Epidemic

        In a report titled ‘Urban sprawl and its relationship with active transportation, physical activity and obesity in Canadian youth’ by Laura Seliske, William Pickett and Ian Janssen, the researchers stated that ‘Over the past 30 years,...

    • Posted August 27, 2013
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  • Screen shot 2013 08 01 at 10.57.25 AM 120x134 - Children in the Wild
    Children in the Wild

    Much has been written about the importance of exposing children to nature. Books such as Last Child in the Woods, by Richard Louv, have revolutionized how we see television, the internet, and video games by presenting convincing...

    • Posted August 9, 2013
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  • 77071H 120x134 - Bringing Farm Fresh Food to Ontario Schools
    Bringing Farm Fresh Food to Ontario Schools

    (NC)—This past winter, schools across Ontario were invited to participate in a challenge. The assignment: to increase local food purchases and educate students about the benefits of eating locally grown food through an initiative called the Ontario...

    • Posted April 1, 2013
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  • Screen shot 2013 03 21 at 3.06.50 PM 120x134 - Children's Health
    Children’s Health

    In the field of naturopathic medicine it is widely acknowledged that children can be some of our most successful patients. They respond quickly to our natural yet gentle approaches and parents greatly appreciate our less invasive options....

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • EarthTalkChildrenPesticides 120x134 - Children and Pesticides
    Children and Pesticides

    — Maria Jenkins, Clewiston, FL It’s impossible to say with certainty that our modern reliance on pesticides is directly causing more of our children to get sick more often, but lots of new research points in that...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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