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  1. Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse? A proposed Italian law has put the spotlight on the merits of a vegan diet for children. In four cases in recent months, Italian children have been hospitalized for micronutrient deficiencies purportedly related to the vegan diet fed them by their parents. The proposed law recommends prison sentences for up to four years for...
  2. Should a Vegan Diet be Considered Child Neglect? Occasionally, it happens. Loving parents who've read the research on the advantages of a plant-based diet are accused of neglecting their children by refusing to give them animal products. Currently in Italy, there is proposed legislation that would send parents to prison for providing their children with a vegan diet. But even here in...
  3. Overweight Girls at Risk of Early Puberty Girls in the United States are entering puberty at younger and younger ages says a study published in  Pediatrics . Breast development is the first marker of the onset of puberty in girls. Researchers documented that in 2010, 10.4% of seven-year-old Caucasian girls, 23.4% of African-American girls, and 14.9% of Hispanic girls had begun...
  4. 9 Ways to Enhanced School Performance Can a Starch-Smart® diet improve school performance? As parents, we want to ensure that our children are performing up to their potential. Making sure they eat a nutrient-rich diet packed full of fruits and vegetables is one way to improve our children's IQ scores as well as improve their attention spans. A study published...
  5. Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty? An alarming trend is taking place in the United States today that's affecting the health and wellbeing of our children. The rate at which our children are going through puberty has increased significantly between 1997 and 2010. Before the 20th century, the average age of puberty in girls was 16 or 17 . The age...
  6. What will Your Child's Future Look Like? As a parent, you make many choices throughout the day concerning the health and safety of your children. Adequate sleep, proper dental hygiene, and getting enough fresh air and exercise are just a few of the many good habits you instill in your children. Yet when it comes to dietary choices, are you making...
  7. Dairy Protein Linked to Constipation According to Dr. John McDougall, dairy protein paralyzes the bowel. In his article,  In Search of the Perfect Bowel Movement , "Dairy protein (not the fat or sugar) causes severe constipation in many people. This was clearly demonstrated in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998, of 65 severely constipated...

 

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