Your Body Is Being Invaded And You Don't Know It! - By Stella Marie
Millions of micro-organisms inhabit the earth's atmosphere posing a threat to our health and well-being. At any given moment we come in contact with millions of minute living organisms that we can neither see nor feel, except in terms of the after-effects they might produce in us! Scientists call them bacteria. To us they are simply, germs.
Weaning - Its Importance in Child Care - By Stella Marie
Having a baby at home is a wonderful experience. Looking after the baby and caring for its is an even more fulfilling experience. There are several important stages in an infant's growth. But one of the most important aspects, and often misunderstood stage, is that of weaning.
What is weaning?
Weaning, which is often referred to as "mixed feeding", proceeds in stages from liquids to solids, and from one method of feeding to another. Weaning is a gradual process, extending from the time when baby is solely breast fed, until he is feeding entirely on the adult diet.
Watch Out For The 'Red Eye' Signal - By Stella Marie
Healthy eyes are clear and sparking. Normally, they relay on their own protective mechanism to stay healthy. The swift flicker of an eye-lash keeps out a speck of dust. If the speck does get in, tears wash it to a corner of the eye and soothe the passing irritation. This mechanism, however, is not an adequate safeguard against infectious bacteria, or against serious conditions that develop from minor irritations.
Nutrition: The Key To Good Health - By Stella Marie
The human body requires for its maintenance, growth and repair, a combination of elements, chemically divided in to five groups: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Ideally our diet should therefore contain all these constituents of food in the right proportions. Such a diet is called a balanced diet.
Energy and How to Get It - By Stella Marie
Every minute round the clock, the human body is burning up energy. Everything we do involves the expenditure of energy - walking, running, standing, sitting. Even reading takes its toll; the brain is a large consumer of energy.