Top Tips to Get Your Child Eating Healthy

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Childhood obesity rates in the U.S. and other western countries are astounding. Around 17% of children aged between two and nineteen are considered obese, while many more are overweight. Since the 1980s the rate of childhood obesity has tripled and the figures continue to rise. Children who are obese are likely to…

Teach Children Gardening for a Natural Head Start in Life

(Health Secrets Newsletter) A  study conducted for Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident and more resilient.  In addition, gardening helps teach children patience and the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle. The study was conducted by researchers at…

Make Easter Safer with Homemade Egg Dye

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Coloring boiled eggs has been a longtime Easter tradition.  So has including plenty of milk chocolate and other sugar-laden candies.  However, many of the food dyes commonly found on grocers shelves are synthesized from petroleum derivatives and even coal tar.  This year, provide a healthier Easter for your children by making your…

Cloth Diapers: Best Choice for Healthy Babies

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Few things could be better for busy new parents that the modern conveniences today’s living offers.  But sometimes there is conflict between the those conveniences and what’s best for overall health and well being. One of  parents’ primary concerns is keeping their baby clean, dry and free from rashes of all kinds, especially the…