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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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10+ Scary Reasons To Avoid Artificial Food Coloring

It's almost Halloween, and pretty soon more than a few of us will be sneaking LaffyTaffy and lollipops when the kids aren't looking. Besides all the sugar, fat, and preservatives infused into those in…

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Can a House Calm a Hyperactive Kid?

“The first thing your home needs if you have a hyperactive child is to be as free of clutter and chaos as possible,” said Dr. Sharon Saline, PsyD. Saline has a practice in Northampton, MA and has be…

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Detox Your Cosmetics

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness is often damaging to our bodies. Many toxins are found in cosmetics, skincare products, and hair products. We slather on plentiful supplies of synthetic chemica…

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Scientists Warn: Food Colors Damage Kids

A recent study reported in the journal Prescrire International found that artificial food dyes are linked to an increased incidence of hyperactivity in children. Scientists studied 297 children who we…

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Doping or Diet? ADHD Might Be Easily Conquered By Good Food

Along with autism, many people (experts and parents alike) think they know a thing or two about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Some will even insist that they know what causes it and…

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Finding Your Focus

By Michael Gerrish, MS, Experience Life Have you repeatedly made a commitment to do something and continue to put it off? Or have you thrown yourself into it for a while and then suddenly lost …

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8 Ways to Treat ADHD Naturally

By Carrie Demers, MD, Yoga+ My eight-year-old son was just diagnosed with ADHD. My husband and I can't decide if we should give him medication or pursue alternative treatments. What do you reco…

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Help Your Child Focus Naturally

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is thought to affect between three to five percent of children. Many take prescription drugs to address symptoms associated with ADHD. According to an e…

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What’s Causing Hyperactivity in Children?

The average American child spends more than six hours a day in front of a TV or computer and little if any time outdoors. That worries environmentalists, health professionals, and some lawmakers. Chil…

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