Tag Archives: children

GUEST POST: Before we blame our children’s choices, did our ACTIONS or INACTIONS influence them?

I have been given the honor to host a guest post from one of my recent followers and fellow bloggers, Marie Abanga. I appreciate Marie’s candor and the comments she leaves on my posts accompanied by some very personal examples, provoking positive reflections and reactions. Join me in welcoming Marie on my blog as she […]

IF A LITTLE IS GOOD, MORE IS BETTER

When it comes to medications, does anyone truly believe, “if a little is good, more is better?” Both patients and doctors clearly recognize this statement to be FALSE! So when it comes to our children, why do parents (assume) and doctors (support) the “more is better” belief? Whether you support or oppose the concept of […]

IS YOUR CHILD FAT?

IS YOUR CHILD FAT? Here’s a question a growing segment of our PARENTAL population is going to have to begin asking themselves. The need to face REALITY is NOT based on aesthetics but rather the diseases and traumatic life altering compromises our children face if we continue to avoid this topic. The argument, “we should […]

“9 OUT OF 10 DON’T KNOW IT”

DIABETES is a DISEASE most people simply view as a “CONDITION.” It is certainly not FEARED like CANCER. This misconception is based on the belief that diabetes is CONTROLLED with prescription medication. This has proven to be an UNRELIABLE approach to addressing the underlying mechanisms of this disease and entirely incapable at reversing it LONG […]

IMMUNE HEALTH: AN OBJECTIVE ANALOGY

Do vaccinations (in general) stimulate the immune system to cause an immune response? The answer is YES (in most cases.) Does this provide the body a “heads up” against future exposure to these “germs?”  The answer is YES (in most cases.) Can we therefore conclude the vaccination program is beneficial and should be mandated for […]

DEFINING “GOOD” FROM “BAD”

In the world of HEALTH, the words “GOOD” and BAD” are frequently used by doctors to assist patients with treatment options. I have used these two words frequently to help my patients qualify the recommendations I’ve suggested to them. It is important, however, to base personal decisions NOT ON THE WORDS THEMSELVES, but rather the […]

TWO DIFFERENT LIFESTYLES; TWO DIFFERENT OUTCOMES

WHICH CHILD HAS A BETTER CHANCE AT LIFE? Which child is more likely to develop diabetes, cardiac disease, stroke or cancer? Which child is more likely to start prescription medication at a younger age? Which child is more likely to suffer emotional distress at school? Which child is more likely to lack self confidence as […]