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6 Unexpected Benefits of Pandemic Life for Your Children (Pedcast by Doc Smo and Sonya Corina Williams)

Your children are living through a very unique period of time that is far from normal, thank goodness. But here is a question; do you think what your children are experiencing now, what I call the pandemic lifestyle, will carry over in your children’s lives after the pandemic passes? What will be the lasting effects of the pandemic lifestyle on your children and are there benefits of this lifestyle? An interesting question and as you may imagine, I have some thoughts on the matter which you are about to hear.

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It’s Winter, Are Your Children Vitamin D Deficient? (Archived Pedcast)

 

Our great grandmothers knew that vitamin D deficiency was a big problem for her children, hence the daily fight over giving your grandfather his cod liver oil. Great Grandma didn’t know what vitamin D was or what was in cod liver oil, but she knew it kept her kids healthy. How did she figure all this out, long before the era of biochemistry? I don’t know. All I can figure is that she was truly a genius. But now this old fashion disease, vitamin D deficiency, and its many variants, are making a comeback. So in this pedcast, we are going to learn more about vitamin D and how you can avoid your children from becoming D-ficient in this important chemical of their bodies.

 

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Important Reasons to Avoid Feeding Your Children Processed Foods (Pedcast by Sonya Corina Williams)

News flash- the state of nutrition among many American children is bad…very bad. Obesity and metabolic disease are now common in children, largely due to the consumption of an abundance of processed food. And by the way, being obese, having hypertension, or an elevated blood sugar during childhood imparts a good chance of that child having long-term health consequences as you are about to see in today’s pedcast so stay tuned!

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12 Physical/ Emotional Benefits to Getting Your Children Outside to Play? (Archived Pedcast)

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Is outdoor play vital to your child’s short and long term physical and mental health?  You bet it is. Grandma knew this was so and now science has caught up with her wisdom as you are about to hear about in this edition of Portable Practical Pediatrics.

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