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The link between childhood metabolic syndrome and sugar
Oct 22, 18
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Childhood obesity is a serious health issue and an early risk factor for obesity in adulthood, leading to morbidity and mortality. The odds ratio of obese toddlers is 1.3 for becoming obese adults, but increases to 17.5 in adolescents. Those who remain obese in adulthood are prone to a cluster of diseases and disorders called metabolic syndrome (MetSy).[1] Worldwide, this syndrome is present in 20-25% of the population, while in Australia it is estimated to affect 1 in 3 adults.

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Eosinophilic Oesophagitis with Nicole Hannan

Sep 12, 18
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Navigating the world of EoE with her own daughter, naturopath, sports scientist and former Olympian, Nicole Hannan has become...

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Jul 02, 18
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While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.

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Jun 29, 18
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Several measures of poor sleep quality were associated with higher body mass index (BMI) in children, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes.

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Children's Health: Mineral Therapy with Elizabeth d'Avigdor

Jun 28, 18
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For decades practitioners have turned to mineral therapy as a safe, effective, simple, palatable and cost-effective intervention for childhood illnesses.

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Jun 22, 18
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The immune systems of children undergo tremendous change and maturation in the first years of life and are extremely sensitive to both exogenous and endogenous signalling.

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Herbal Medicines for Children with Rob Santich

Jun 21, 18
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Today we're joined by herbalist Rob Santich who shares his decades of experience in finding novel ways to deliver herbal medicines to children.

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Jun 15, 18
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Optimum nutrition is fundamental for the development of a child’s full potential and there are studies that link chronic undernutrition and micronutrient deficiency to cognitive deficits.

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