Each week, Dr. Darria goes over the Health News you need to know to keep you and your loved ones well.Each week, Dr. Darria goes over the Health News you need to know to keep you and your loved ones well.In this week’s segment, Dr. Darria discusses the following topics:
Movement & Your Waistline: The more time spent spent standing (rather than sitting) can improve your blood sugar, fats in the blood and cholesterol levels, as well as waistline and BMI.
Toddler Development: Parents who joke around and “pretend” with their kids are teaching them life skills early on.
Picky Eating: Young kids who are picky eaters may be at a higher risk for anxiety, depression and ADHD.
Family Sickness: Even if no one in the family is showing symptoms, there may still be a virus circulating up to 87 percent of the time. The number of weeks a family suffers sickness rises with the number of children in the family unit.
Reading to Kids: Brain scans showed that kids who are read to frequently have more brain activity when listening to those stories.
Spice It Up: Spicy foods may be associated with a longer lifespan.
Source: ShareCare Radio