Young children born in the United States West Coast around the time of Fukushima have been found to be 28% more likely to develop congenital hypothyroidism.
There are two primary guilt trips used on parents who refuse vaccinations for their children. The first is absurd enough to be laughable – the peer pressure tactic of not letting children who weren’t vaccinated around parents’ vaccinated children. But if your kids were vaccinated, they’re supposed to be protected, right?
If follow natural healing along with some truth news, you know all too well that processed and fast food giants care very little about the weight and overall wellbeing of children. As a health-conscious parent, you must fight tooth and nail to counteract the bombardment of advertising and marketing tricks these companies use to ensure their health-compromising products sell.
To add to the mounting evidence of BPA’s damaging effects, two studies have concluded that the endocrine-disrupting chemical damages cell pathways and is found in fetuses at significant levels – an indicator of mother’s exposure and the body’s inability to rid itself of the chemical.
Recent research has found a link between fast food consumption and increased risk for respiratory problems. The study found that children consuming fast food at least 3 times each week are more likely to experience severe allergic asthma, eczema, and hay fever.
If you think the millions that fast food restaurants spent on commercials don’t have a profound effect on our brains, you may be in for a surprise. It turns out their logos are having a serious impact on the brain—in particular, the brains of children.
Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A during early pregnancy may be associated with wheezing in children, according to a Penn State College of Medicine researcher. Bisphenol A, or BPA is a chemical found in many consumer products, including plastic water bottles and food containers. It is present in more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, suggesting widespread exposure. Experimental research suggests that prenatal BPA exposure causes asthma in mice, but no data exists for humans.
Sleep is very important, especially for young children who are in school. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) say that 3-5 year olds need 11-13 hours of sleep each night, while 5-12 year olds need at least 10-11 hours.
Research shows that obese women are at a much greater risk of developing diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers including breast and ovarian and coronary artery disease, but that isn’t all. Being overweight could even lead to infertility in offspring.