Posts Tagged "kids"

Super Versatile Veggie Mix

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Super Versatile Veggie Mix

Super Versatile Veggie Mix 2014-09-17 19:41:14 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients ½ head purple cabbage ½ head green cabbage 2 carrots peeled and shredded 1 container of sweet mini peppers cut into thin strips 2 cups packed baby spinach, chopped Chopped cilantro, basil, or whatever herbs you fancy! Instructions Chop it, shred it, mince it and mix it! By Heather McDonoungh Prairie Health & Wellness...

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Fast Food

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Fast Food

My Version of Fast Food When you hear the words “fast food” you likely conjure up images of the golden arches, a giant bell luring you to “run for the border” or “think outside the bun” or perhaps Colonel Sanders or a freckled, red-headed girl with braids pops into your mind. Decades ago I was a sucker for the junior bacon cheeseburger, but oh how things have changed. New Meaning “Fast food” has such a different meaning for me now. As a working mother of three busy children, it is a challenge to come up with healthy meals in a flash, and the vegetables seem to pose the biggest challenge....

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Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in Clinic, Health | Comments Off on Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Near Drowning and Secondary Drowning

Do you know what “Near Drowning” looks like? Watch this video and see if you can identify the child that is about to drown before the lifeguard does. Drowning itself is quick and silent, although it may be preceded by distress which is more visible. A person drowning is unable to shout or call for help, or seek attention, as they cannot obtain enough air. The instinctive drowning response is the final set of autonomic reactions in the 20 – 60 seconds before sinking underwater, and to the untrained eye can look similar to calm safe behavior. Lifeguards and other persons...

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