Well, kids should definitely wear sunglasses while they are outside, says Dr Michael Jones, paediatric eye specialist at the Children's Hospital at Westmead and the Sydney Eye Hospital, NSW.
In fact, wearing sunglasses as a youngster can help protect against the most common eye conditions that develop later in life.
We tend to forget that a lot of our sun exposure happens when we are children, when we spend a lot of time outdoors in direct sunlight, Jones says.
UV light from the sun is a form of radiation and it can damage cells in the eye.
There's no firm evidence that children's eyes are more susceptible to UV light than adults'. But we do know the longer eyes are exposed without protection the more damage they accumulate from these harmful rays.
Bloating is most often a result of gas or increased salt intake. When it's the latter, the culprit is eating too many sodium-heavy foods, which leads you to retain water, King explains. But bloating can also be triggered by excess gas, which is caused when particular foods you eat sit in your stomach or aren't digested properly. The bacteria that live in the gut hone in on the sugars in those foods, breaking them down and producing gas, which can lead to bloat.
Your 8-year-old son wakes up crying in the night complaining that his legs are throbbing. Sounds familiar? Your son probably is experiencing growing pains, a normal occurrence in about 25% to 40% of children.
Whether your goal is to lose weight or improve your exercise performance, the right foods can help fuel your body in the right way. The key is to start with a general healthy diet."The best foods are wholegrain breads and cereals, fruits and vegetables, lean meats and low-fat dairy foods," says dietitian Dr Trent Watson. "If you're including all those in your daily diet as a baseline, you'll be well on the way to performing well and getting your best results."
Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast cancer occurs in humans and other mammals. While the overwhelming majority of human cases occur in women, male breast cancer can also occur.
Smoking has become very common in teens as well as older people now-a-days. It starts off with a sense of fun and style and unfortunately sometimes ends in the death of the user. For many people it is just fun while many people smoke just because their body is addicted to tobacco and according to them they think they can’t live without it.
We are going to share some shocking information and facts about cigarettes and smoking.
When it comes to guys, you can usually narrow it down to three things: sports, sex, and beer. However, there are some things you might not know about the male that go beyond their favorite team, position, and alcoholic beverage.
So, you think you've got women all figured out do you? The fact is, there are many things about women that would probably seriously surprise you. Some of these things contradict the so-called status quo, while others actually confirm old cliches. Check out our list of the ten most surprising things that you didn't know about women below! 1. Tighty Whiteys Are Like Kryptonite To Us Guys, white briefs just aren't a sexy look no matter who you are. You can have the most amazing body ever, but if you take off your pants and we're blinded by bright white briefs we're going to want to run screaming in the opposite direction. 2. We Sometimes Like Porn, Too Most of the time, we prefer a lot of foreplay and a few sexy words to get us in the mood. Every now and then, though, we can get just as into adult films as you do. 3. Never – EVER – Refer To Us As “Ma'am” If you're looking to score, don't ever call a woman “ma'am.” It's the surest way to make us feel old, unattractive and matronly – even if we're still under the
Laziness is a nasty little affliction that afflicts everyone from time to time. Everyone wonders to themselves from time to time “How can I stop being so lazy?“. Overcoming laziness, or the ability to do things that we do not want to do, is a crucial part of gaining success. Things simply have to get done and we have to do them or make sure they are done. When we come to terms with this fact, that we will have to do unpleasant tasks to become successful, it makes it a whole lot easier to just ‘buckle down’ and do the tasks we know we will have to do at some point anyway.
The symptoms of a heart attack can vary from person to person. Some people can have few symptoms and are surprised to learn they've had a heart attack. If you've already had a heart attack, your symptoms may not be the same for another one.
The health benefits of celery juice are many and are often mistakenly glossed over when it comes to considering healthy vegetables and fruits. I always get a kick out of it when I hear someone say that celery is nothing but a bunch of water.
It's natural and inevitable that carrying a baby for nine months and then giving birth will have changed your body dramatically. From the moment the baby weight starts to accumulate on our bodies, the scheming begins about how to drop the pounds once the little one arrives. After your baby is born and your days gradually begin to regain somewhat of a routine, it’s time to put your ideas into action. If you’re not sure exactly how to begin, here are proven steps for working your way back to your prepregnancy bod—or better!
Results indicate that more than one-third of marriages in America now begin on-line. In addition, marriages that began on-line, when compared with those that began through traditional off-line venues, were slightly less likely to result in a marital break-up (separation or divorce) and were associated with slightly higher marital satisfaction among those respondents who remained married.
Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, stabilizing your mood, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible– all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and using them in a way that works for you. You can expand your range of healthy food choices and learn how to plan ahead to create and maintain a tasty, healthy diet.