Tag Archives: Children

Probiotics as a Treatment for Constipation in Kids

In adults, probiotics are frequently used to succesfully manage many gastro intestinal issues, including constipation. A recent pilot study (Nutrition Journal, Feb 2011) tested the effects of probiotics for the treatment of constipation in children. A group of children ranging from the ages of 3-16 were used in the study. The study’s results were very […]

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Link Between Mother’s & Child’s Weight

A recent article (Child Obesity, August 2011), has shown that women who carry a significant amount of extra body weight early in their pregnancy are more likely to have children that are considerably overweight by the time the child is 4 years old. This study is one of a number that have now confirmed that […]

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