Kids

Healthy Blood Pressure: How to Help Our Kids

…can we help our children achieve healthy blood pressure? Keep Them Active: Studies show that more active kids tend to have healthy blood pressure. So, the best thing we can do is keep our kids physically active. When I raised my children, all we had to monitor was television viewing. Now we have the…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition for Kids

…and/or nephews good healthy heart nutrition, starting with a fun, easy, delicious breakfast. A great option for those of you with kids at home? A smoothie. Let your kids add the ingredients themselves. This particular recipe is packed with omega-3s for brain health, antioxidants for a healthy immune…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition for Kids

Keeping on the theme of National School Breakfast Week and healthy heart nutrition for kids, here’s a great recipe for those of you with kids in your life, but not necessarily in your home. They can make these with you, then take them home and to school. Apple-Cinnamon Bran Muffins (Makes 12 muffins…

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San Francisco To Pass Cell Phone Law

…Collingwood, Ontario, school and some real parental concerns after WiFi was installed there. Click here to see and hear their genuine concerns for their kids. Another great resource for those of you looking to begin to understand the scope of the problem is Citizens for Safe Technology, a nonprofit society…

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Ease Stress with Gifts that Give Back

Stress can be devastating to your heart. It causes your blood pressure levels to rise and increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. And, if you are like me, the mad dash around the holidays can be very stressful. Why not take some time to remember what the holiday season is supposed to be…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

Today is Halloween, which means kids decked out as ghosts, witches, and vampires will be trooping by in the Main Street parade at our Connecticut home. Then, at the end of the day, these same small town kids—like 40 million or so of their peers around the country—will be eagerly going door to door…

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Figuring Out Food Allergies

…super sensitive kids can’t even TOUCH a peanut without having a reaction if they are allergic. As a result, bringing food to school to celebrate your child’s birthday requires careful planning, and most schools request that parents not send peanuts to school at all, in case the kids share food. I am…

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Walking Club Check-In: Walking Down Memory Lane

…politicians wave from their cars and throw candy, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts march, and the local high school band plays. Plus, lots of neighborhood kids dress up in red, white, and blue to either march in the parade, or to ride along the parade route on their bikes. I remember being in that parade as…

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The Dangers of Wireless Electromagnetic Fields

…straightforward solutions that anyone can initiate—this book is a must read for you! Because what you can’t see CAN hurt you—and more emphatically, your kids. To make our own family more aware of electromagnetic fields, Dr. Sinatra bought a copy for each of the homes of each of our six children. And we hope…

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Hidden Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation

…plans,” their cell phone use has just exploded! Just think how many kids you see on a day-to-day basis—at the bus stop, at the mall, in the schoolyard—holding powerful wireless phones right up against their ears! Even younger kids play games on them while sitting in their car seats or in waiting rooms…

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Are Video Game Systems Harmful?

…data on sensitive kids getting headaches, cardiac arrhythmias, and more while at school. These symptoms wane when they are out of the school buildings for weekends and vacations. But while I was at a Wireless Safety Summit this fall, I learned about another disturbing fact. Our kids are being exposed…

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6 Holiday Gifts to Avoid or Use with Caution

Those of you who have been with me for a while know how concerned I am about electromagnetic radiation (EMRs). This colorless, odorless electro-pollution is all around us, in fact we’re living in a sea of invisible EMRs. At the holidays, the problem only gets worse and manufacturers introduce…

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Vitamin D: The Tonto to Calcium's Lone Ranger

…and gallstones. Looking Forward New research suggests that there is something we can do as mothers and grandmothers to build stronger bones in our kids. A recent study showed that a higher metaquinone 7 (vitamin K2) supplement intake improves osteocalcin in children. So, we may be hearing more about…

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On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…-Pollution to Heart I am so proud of Dr. Sinatra! He really “walks his talk” when it comes to sacrificing personal time—even on vacation with the kids!—to spread the word on health hazards that concern him. And, as you know if you’ve been reading his Heart, Health & Nutrition newsletter the past…

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Cordless Phones: New Heart Risk Factor?

Dr. Magda Havas’ provocation study on cordless phones and heart rate variability is a landmark finding in that it is the first to objectively and measurably show that the cardiovascular system DOES, indeed, respond to wireless EMF exposure. Just think how many of us still sleep within a couple of…

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Dr. Sinatra Against WiFi in Schools

…students, but a big reduction in probable heath risk. For more on wireless safety and Dr. Sinatra's recommendations on how you can keep yourself and your kids safe, visit his HeartMD Institute Web site. And for more on cardiovascular problems, visit www.drsinatra.com.

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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity & Arrhythmia

I must admit that, a few years ago when I first started worrying about the effects of wireless technology and electromagnetic hypersensitivity, I had as much resistance as everyone else we knew. After all, it meant considering that I might have to re-think many of the day-to-day conveniences that I…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…mashed avocado. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite healthy breakfast choice? You May Also Be Interested in * Healthy Breakfast Choices for Kids * Super Foods for Good Health

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Dangers of Mobile Phone Radiation

…One Scandinavian legislative impetus even prohibits the use of cell phone by children. In a recent study, Swedish researchers actually polled some kids and asked if they thought that cell phone use had any impact on their health. Both children and adolescents who were regular cell phone users reported…

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Is Taking a MacStatin a "Holistic" Approach?

…companies are just looking for more and more frontiers in which to spotlight and sell their products. From suggesting doctors give these drugs to our kids to prescribing them for folks who are afraid of developing cardiovascular problems, drug companies prey on our fears about heart disease. Supporters…

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Wi-Fi Radiation Prevention Tips

As many of you know, I’ve long been concerned about Wi-Fi radiation in schools. In fact, I’m part of a Canadian coalition called Doctors for Safer Schools. That’s an interest that caught my attention years ago while visiting my son Drew, a naturopath in Canada, who introduced me to many…

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Civil War History of Stress and Heart Disease

…village hosts the largest fife and drum corps muster in the world! Its impact on me was palpable. Decades ago my Civil War curiosity involved taking my kids to visit Civil War battlefields between New England and Atlanta, Ga. But it took this summer's muster—and hearing the marching band music that originated…

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