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World Vitamins Online provides it's readers with pertinent information on vitamins and health supplements, how they work, and why. We feel that a well informed consumer will be one that benefits from this knowledge and will be able to make better decisions about their health and the health of their families.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, June 25, 2010 Don't Underestimate the Importance of Calcium to Your Health
Over 10 million older people are affected by osteoporosis in this country. The result of this is over 1.5 million fractures to hips, wrists, vertebrae and ribs. But do you know that inadequate intake or absorption of calcium has other negative health affects on all age groups? Calcium has many other functions. Understand these negative health implications and the ways that you can avoid it.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Childhood Obesity: What Are The Causes?
Childhood obesity has been on the rise over the last two decades while at the same time we have made great strides in our understanding of what good nutrition is. So why has this problem increased from 4% to 15% of our children in the same time period? We need to take a look at some of these reasons if we want to have a healthier generation.
SHARE Friday, May 7, 2010 How Does Obesity Affect Our Health
We all hear about the problem of obesity in this country as well as around the world. Being overweight or obese is just not a cosmetic problem. It poses some serious physiological as well as health problems. We want to explore some of these health problems to make you aware of the danger you or someone in your family may be exposed to.
SHARE Thursday, May 6, 2010 The Over Diagnosis Of ADHD And Why
In children under the age of 5 prescriptions for these stimulants for ADHD have increased an astonishing 107% for girls and 78% for boys between 1991 and 1995. People are starting to ask if ADHD is being over diagnosed and why.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, May 3, 2010 Children With ADHD: Symptoms and Diagnosis
ADHD is the most common diagnosis given to children today. It affects between 4 to 12% of school age children and can have a negative effect on their ability to learn in school and to function with other family members and playmates. We explain what symptoms you need to be looking for and how to properly have your child diagnosed.