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Common Illnesses and Conditions in Babies and Toddlers

Given how babies and toddlers have not build up their immune system, they’re prone to getting certain illnesses throughout their childhood years. This is a guide showing common childhood illness, as well as some useful information to help you through.

Slow-cooked Apple with Chuan Bei | Healthy Chinese Dessert  #HealthEssentialsCook

Here's an easy and healthy dessert recipe suitable for the family that requires only about 10 mins preparation, great for the busy parent! It requires a Chinese herb, Chuan Bei as one of the main ingredients in this recipe.

What Is the Diet of Babies, from When They Can Start to Take in Solid Food?

One of the joys of motherhood is seeing how your baby shows more and more signs of affection towards you. Another thing that changes is the diet of your baby. It's time to introduce solid foods into your baby's diet! Here are some tips for you. 

The Immune System of Children – from Infancy to Teenager

From the moment your little one enters the world, he is exposed to a wide range of bacteria, viruses and other harmful components. Understand your child's immune system and create a diet that would boost your child's immune system.

Food for Baby 1: FISH
Cod fish and Haddock are commonly known sources of protein for babies in their growing stage. Protein aids babies in their growth and development.In addition to Cod fish and Haddock, adding Salmon into your little ones’ diet will increase the intake of good fats. Salmon, which is also known as a Fatty Fish, is a good source of fat-soluble vitamins such as DHA which contributes to the development of the infant’s brain and eyes. DHA, which consists of omega-3, polyunsaturated, and carbon fatty acid also aids the infant’s immune system in fighting infection.When do you introduce solid food to bab..
Your Gut Health and You
Studies have established links between gut health and your immune system, skin conditions, mood and mental health. Based on a study conducted by Dr. E.M. Quigley on gut bacteria in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, having a wide variety of good bacteria in your gut can improve your immune system function, improve symptoms of depression, and help combat obesity. Some common signs of an unhealthy gut:1. Stomach disturbances like gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and heartburn.2. A high sugar diet from processed food and added sugars can decrease the amount of good bacteri..