December 2010

Prebiotics

by on December 19, 2010

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Q: Why are we seeing more and more infant formulas with all kinds of things added to them, such as probiotics, prebiotics, and omega 3’s? Are these additions really necessary or is it just an excuse for formulas to become more expensive? A: Whenever infant formula manufacturers add new products, it is usually done with […]

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Baseball Injuries

by December 19, 2010 Monthly

Q: My son is interested in playing baseball this season, but he has never played the game previously. What are the risks of injuries? Is there anything I can do to prepare him before the season starts to strengthen his body? A: A recent study regarding shoulder injuries in high school baseball was published in […]

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Weight Loss

by December 19, 2010 Weekly

This past week (May 25-31, 2008) was a historic week. In the USA, the Centers for Disease Control announced, for the first time ever, that the rate of childhood obesity is slowing down. The tide may be turning. See their site (www.CDC.gov) for more specific information. I see many children who are overweight each day […]

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