- Argument with dad? Find friendly ears to talk it out, study shows
- Vitamin D and the nursing mother
- Nutrition is key to oral, overall health
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 03:54 PM PDT
Adolescents' well-being can improve when conflicts with their father are adequately explained -- by mom, a friend or even dad himself. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well. Those feelings about dad, in turn, are linked to a lower risk of depression for youth.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 03:48 PM PDT
The not-often-discussed issue of Vitamin D deficiency in nursing mothers is discussed by an expert, and how it can affect the infants in their care. An "adequate" intake for nursing mothers is not the 400 IU/d the IOM recommends, but is instead in the range of 5,000-6,000 IU/d, taken daily. If they get that much, they will meet not only their own needs, but their infant's as well.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 10:37 AM PDT
Nutrition is vital to a person's oral health – and therefore to their overall health. Collaboration between registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, registered and oral health-care professionals is recommended for health promotion, disease prevention and intervention, according to a new paper.
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