Kids' Health

Dealing with childhood obesity

What is childhood obesity?

When a child has more weight for his or her age and height, it is called overweight or obese. This happens due to the abnormal excessive accumulation of fat inside the body. Boys with a body fat percentage of 25 or more and girls with a body fat percentage of 30 or more are classified as obese.

Kids' Health

Kids And Junk Food

“Finish your homework and I’ll give you a chocolate.” “Score 90% and above, we’ll go out for pizza.” “Eat those fruits right now.” “Drink that milk and we’ll go to the park.” Do these sound familiar?! You may have experienced this as a child or now as a parent while dealing with your kids.

Kids' Health

4 Common Parenting Mistakes That Stop Kids From Becoming Healthy Adults

Without a shadow of a doubt, everybody wants their kids to be healthy and successful in this world full of competition. It is evident that healthy kids lead healthy and successful lives. We always want the best for our children. So, we rely on various sources which consist of numerous tips available on the internet, in parenting books, and also through other parents.

Kids' Health

Apple of my eyes

“Apple of my eyes” – yes, that’s what every child is to their parents. It is not a surprise that babies, since they are born, use all of their senses, including their eyes, to understand and feel everyone around them. Their eyes work tirelessly to look around and recognize their surroundings.…

Kids' Health

How Sleep Relates to Obesity in Children

A good night’s sleep is a physiological natural reversible state of mind which is characterized by reduced motor activity, relative inhibition of voluntary muscle activity, and decreased interaction with the external environment. Sleep is considered essential just to take the body to a resting state to perform daily activities, but sleep is one of the keys to good health and when it comes to kids, sleep not only plays an important role in healthy cognitive and psychosocial development in early life but also it would be a key to maintaining a healthy weight.