Archives: healthy-kids

The drop in the toxicity of lead: What is it about?

Almost everyone can improve their health by reducing the levels of inflammation in their body. Inflammation is one of the main forces behind aging and disease, however, most of us, unknowingly, are feeding it through the foods we eat and the lifestyle we live. Poor diet choices, a stressful lifestyle, pollution and lack of exercise • Read More »

How to find safe drinking water for your family

Is your lawn perfectly groomed but only contains inedible plants? Why not transform your patio into an edible garden? Imagine that you would never have to buy salads or vegetables again, how much would you save? Watch this video of an urban family in Los Angeles and discover how they can harvest 3 tons of • Read More »

The mental health benefits of a simple childhood

Our documentary of the cinema club of July. Micronate take things where we all start. Growing inside our mother's womb, and our birth. The film investigates the latest scientific research that begins to link the way babies are born and their long-term health in the future. It reveals an incredibly fascinating connection between our intestinal • Read More »

Why should you teach your children to meditate?

Most of us have heard that meditation is good for our overall health. Meditation, a method of relaxation by concentrating on the mind and breathing for a certain time, has been linked to decreased levels of stress and increased happiness in adults. But what does meditation do for children? Its effects on our children are • Read More »

Food Matters recipe contest

Since the early 1980s, the Dervaes family has slowly transformed their common city lot into a self-sufficient urban farm. Like the Gardens of the Victory of yesteryear, start your own revolution, cultivate your own food in your backyard or front. Execution time: 10 minutes. Source: Tags: Health Tips, healthy children, Lifestyle Comments are closed • Read More »

8 tips to help you eat healthy on a budget

Eating healthy on a budget can sometimes seem daunting. We can have the idea that it is easy and cheap to eat at fast food restaurants to go. It is not. It is less expensive to invest in healthy and nutritious foods. Foods laden with chemicals found in fast food restaurants and highly refined foods • Read More »

What's really in Chicken McNuggets? (Scary)

Have you ever wondered what is really in Chicken McNuggets? It turns out that some of the ingredients seem to belong more to an industrial factory of some kind, not to a food retailer. According to The McDonald's Corporation, its famous chicken McNuggets are made with ingredients that include: Autolyzed yeast extract (containing free glutamate, • Read More »

The dark side of food colors (more natural alternatives for coloring)

The next time you're at a child's birthday party, look at the beautiful assortment of cakes, cookies and cupcakes, which show a variety of artificial colors in the form of rainbows. While they can make these candies look appetizing to children, these synthetic ingredients often replace nutrition in foods. For example, fruit juice that contains • Read More »

22 additives and preservatives to avoid

It seems that there is a constant struggle to find food without additives and preservatives. Many have existed for a long time, while others emerge as new or simply use another name for a common additive or preservative. There are numerous reasons why food additives and preservatives are used. One reason is that they can • Read More »