What is frostbite? Frostbite is an injury that can happen in a situation of extreme cold. In frostbite, body tissues become frozen, and permanent damage may happen if the affected area is not treated promptly. Amputation of a body part may be needed in the most severe cases. Most commonly, affected body parts include the […]
As a child, you may have been scolded for not eating your veggies. As an adult, you may have never truly outgrown that finicky eating. If you’re like most Americans, you don’t eat enough vegetables on a daily basis. Your diet may also be lacking valuable veggie variety. A healthy taste From the bitter bite […]
Don’t feel guilty about the amount of “quality time” you spend with your family. Some experts are beginning to reject the quality time movement for something much more basic. Here are some suggestions: Children want your undivided attention. When they talk, look at them and engage them in more conversation. Show your interest. Listen to […]
Don’t feel guilty about the amount of “quality time” you spend with your family. Some experts are beginning to reject the quality time movement for something much more basic.
Following a healthy diet plan The food guide, called Choose My Plate, offers recommendations to help you eat a healthy diet. My Plate can help you eat a variety of foods while encouraging the right amount of calories and fat. The United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have a […]
These days, dinner and a movie may feel more like a major expense than a cheap evening’s entertainment. And if you have children or older adults living with you, taking everyone out for a good time can be costly. It’s time to start looking for low-cost family fun. Here are ideas on how to have […]
A family’s outlook on eating and exercise can play a significant role in determining a child’s weight and overall health.