Kids Health & Activities – Caruso's Natural Health Blog

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Some Facts about Childhood Immunity

Did you know that babies are born without a fully developed immune system and it takes years for it to be fully established?   Children’s immune systems develop as children come in contact with and are exposed to micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. Exposure to these organisms does not mean that your child will […]

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Active Kids = Healthier Kids!

Guest Article by  Suzanne Robinson from Mummy to Twins Plus One- http://mummytotwinsplusone.com/ Having time outdoors is great for your brain and body. Fresh air and sunshine can make everyone feel better. In the 21st century, we have so many distractions that make being outdoors and present so much harder. Mobile technology — smart phones and tablets […]

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Combating childhood obesity

By Frank Caruso Obesity in children is a major health concern for many health professionals and parents. The number of overweight children in Australia has increased dramatically in recent years. From 1985 to 1995, the number of overweight 7-15 year olds almost doubled. At the current rate, it is predicted that 65% of young Australians […]

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White sugar could be undermining your children’s health!

Mapula S. Adv. Dip Naturopath Processed sugars may have some powerful impact on children’s activity. Refined sugars enter the bloodstream quickly. Therefore, they cause rapid changes in blood sugar levels. This may make a child become more active and craving for more sweets or can cause blood sugar levels to drop rapidly, leaving children feeling […]

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Bonding with your baby!

By Fiona Wing  Adv. Dip Nat. The Miracle of touch: When Two Hearts Become One The bond between you as a parent and your baby has many advantages to both the physical and emotional well-being of your relationship with your children. We are still learning a lot about how bonding can influence the development of your […]

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Kids eye health time bomb

Eye health time bomb as kids stay indoors, increase screen exposure Children are at risk of developing short-sightedness as screen time cuts into outdoor playtime, reducing their exposure to outside light, a study has found. Edith Cowan University Medical Sciences professor Wei Wang co-authored a recent study of nearly 5,000 Year 11 and 12 students […]

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Winter Activities For Kids

by Adele Ghraiche BAppSc (Naturopathic Studies) PGradDip ( Naturopathy) As the winter months grow colder, you may struggle to find ways other than outdoor activities to keep your children active. But your child’s physical activity does not need to rely on the weather. There is so much that they can do besides staying cooped inside up […]

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4 Healthy Habits for Kids

By Adele Ghraiche BAppSc (Naturopathic Studies) PGradDip ( Naturopathy) As a parent you nurture, guide, discipline and teach your child values and qualities which forms who they become as a person. With an alarming 25 per cent of Australian children being classified as overweight or obese1, teaching your kids positive eating behaviours during childhood can set […]

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Healthy Habits Recipes

Heart fairy wand Cut water melon slices approximately 2cm thick. Use a heart cookie cutter to make heart shapes Thread a watermelon heart and 6-7 blueberries to complete your wand. Serve with strawberry wishes for an spring fairy garden party Strawberry wishes 4 large strawberries 1/2 carrot 1/2 cup coconut almond milk 1 frozen banana […]

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Kids Craft

Following the launch of Caruso’s Kids product range we have some fun craft activities for you to do with your child. Use the print outs below and with just a few inexpensive crafts supplies, you’ll be giving your child the tools they need to spark imagination and creative play with Caruso’s cute little Aussie animals. Sally […]

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