iron deficiency 

Kids Really Only Need 2 Cups of Milk a Day, Study Says

Kids only need two cups of milk and not a gallon! Credit: Getty Images "Fresh, wholesome milk ... Vitamin D, calcium, essential for good strong bones and healthy teeth. But that's all Greek to you, isn't it, Mr. Gingivitis?" -- Sgt....Researchers strike a balance between getting enough Vitamin D without risking iron deficiency.

Mad Scientists Launch Plot to Get Kids to Eat More Lima Beans

But lima beans taste just like candy! OK, they don't. Credit: Getty Images
Lima beans? Seriously? Blecch! Sorry kids, but a group of scientists say you need to eat more lima beans and other legumes. What's a legume, you ask? It comes from...
Research indicates kids are not getting enough iron from foods they hate to eat.

Obese toddlers more likely to be iron deficient

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics reveals that of the 960 U.S. kids aged 1 to 3 studied, 20 percent of those who were overweight suffered from iron deficiency. Lack of iron in the blood reduces the amount of oxygen carried through the...

Second Time Around: Crazy Olfactory Cravings

I can't explain it, but instead of avoiding strong smells like I did in my previous pregnancy, I am LOVING odors. Especially toxic odors. Paint, gas, freshly lit cigarettes -- the list goes on. A visit to the hardware store makes me intoxicated as I...

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