In 2015 more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These children are at a greater risk for health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, high cholesterol and low self-esteem.
How can we here in sunny California be low in vitamin D? Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin, as we get most of it from exposure to sunlight. Yet, disturbingly, many children and adults all over the country, as well as locally in the Central Valley, are deficient in vitamin D.
I am often asked me about natural allergy remedies for runny, stuffy noses, and itchy, watery eyes. Before you run out to the drugstore to stock up on your usual antihistamines and decongestants, here are five alternatives to consider.