Feeding Kids Healthy series – Eating a Balanced Diet

Traditionally, parents worry about whether children are eating enough but based on the rise in childhood obesity (2011 – 11% and updated in 2017 – increased to 13% in Singapore), parents also have to be mindful of overeating AND eating the wrong types of foods. MarcieMom: Thank you Anna for helping us figure out how we […]

Feeding Kids Healthy series – What and How Much is Right?

Traditionally, parents worry about whether children are eating enough but based on the rise in childhood obesity (2011 – 11% and updated in 2017 – increased to 13% in Singapore ), parents also have to be mindful of overeating AND eating the wrong types of foods. MarcieMom: Thank you Dr Chu for helping us in […]

Toddler Nutrition series with Natalia Stasenko – What and How Much to Eat

This was originally a 4 week interview series which had since been combined into one informative post. The series was focused on nutrition for toddlers, in particular dealing with picky eaters or children who cannot eat certain foods. Baby Starting Solids It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics to start solids at 6-month old.…

Soda and Child series : Impact on Eczema, Allergy

For the past two weeks (here and here), we have explored the Top 10 Bads of Soda for our children. Today, we’d be going into whether soda leads to allergic conditions. There is actually very little written on this, and I’ve scoured both the web and Pubmed. Thus far, the biggest culprit ingredient linked to […]

Soda and Child series : Top 10 Bads of Soda

Last week, we started the Soda and Child series and today, we would continue exploring the other ingredients of soda. #3 Phosphoric Acid – Phosphorous deplete calcium in the body which is essential for the child’s growth, putting teenage girls at risk of osteoporosis. There are some studies that show that drinking soda is related to […]

Soda and Child series : Impact on Kids Health

For the past few years, there is much awareness on the ‘danger’of soda –even celebrities are more mindful of endorsing soda brands (google Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson and Taylor Swift)! Sugar, which is a key ingredient in soda drinks, is inflammatory and well-known nutritionists like Rania Betayneh and Toby Amidor had offered tips on inflammation in this […]

Eczema Research News – More Sun and Vitamin D?

Today’s topic is on Vitamin D, should we need more Sunshine? Sunshine has been covered in this blog, but mostly to understand whether we need sunscreen (answer is yes!) and what types of sunscreen and how to apply. Tips on sun protection from renowned dermatologists have been shared, such as Protecting Skin – by Dr Ava Shamban […]

Rise and Shine Feature – Baby Health with Dr Sears

Rise and Shine Expo, an informative expo to raise happy and healthy children, was held in Singapore last year. There were more than 100 seminars, workshops and trial classes, conducted by renowned experts around the world, including Dr Bill Sears who gave a seminar on ‘Keeping Your Child Healthy’ and workshop on ‘Attachment Parenting and Handling’

Rise and Shine Feature – Healthy Child with Dr Sears

Rise and Shine Expo, an informative expo to raise happy and healthy children, was held in Singapore last year. There were more than 100 seminars, workshops and trial classes, conducted by renowned experts around the world, including Dr Bill Sears who gave a seminar on ‘Keeping Your Child Healthy’. Dr. Bill Sears, one of America’s most…

Tackling Obesity in Eczema Children with Nutritionist Rania Batayneh

This was originally a 3-part post series which had been combined into a single informative post. It was a timely series due to rising childhood obesity as well as studies linking obesity with asthma symptoms and eczema in children. Childhood Obesity Marcie Mom: Thank you Rania, I’m so pleased to have you help in this series. I’m […]

Eczema Research Focus Month – Obesity and Asthma

This is an interesting study – on obesity. Obesity had been covered in this blog, including tackling obesity in eczema children. Obesity has impact on inflammation and chronic diseases, and in this study, there is some relationship established between obesity and TV on various allergic conditions. The study is part of the ISAAC study, which […]

Skin Health Series – Diet and Lifestyle

Skin and Health – Skin Color, Suntan, Aging and Weight Loss Skin functions – Dry Skin, Hot/Cold Touch and Collagen Skin and Health – Veins, Bruises and Moles Skin and Health – Diet and Lifestyle Skin Appearance and Health Conditions Some people’s skin seem to look more wrinkled, less glowing, dark colors under the eyes if they are not sleeping well. Smokers may […]

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes by SkinnyChef – Broccoli, Kale, Mushrooms

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Eczema Children with SkinnyChef Jennifer Iserloh

What Foods for Eczema Kid – Tips from Nutritionists, Dietitians and Experts

This blog has featured many experts and there are still many more who are working on bringing you a themed series to help your eczema child. There are yet many many more who are helpful over social media, and so for the past weeks, I took to Twitter and Google Plus to ask nutritionists ‘What […]

My Food Grading System for Eczema Child’s Diet

This is a post to share my food grading system that I use with Marcie (my eczema toddler). Now that she’s older (3+), she certainly knows what’s good and what’s not good. We play a simple game with her, especially during buffet, by going through the dishes and saying, this is GOOD! (THUMB UP ACTION) […]

Eczema and Diet Studies

This post is just what it is – The investigative bug has caught up with me and given that there are (i) more studies on impact of diet on eczema, and (ii) more people (experts or not) claiming that their diet is ‘proven’, I’m setting out in this post to POUR THROUGH ALL THE ECZEMA […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema & Infant Reflux

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux Breastfeeding – Does it Prevent Baby Eczema? MarcieMom: Judy, thank […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: Newborn – Just Milk but Complicated

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux MarcieMom: Judy, thank you so much for helping […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: What is Reliable Nutrition Information

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux Starting with the Fundamentals – What’s Reliable Nutrition […]

Does Fast Food Cause Eczema?

The short answer is we don’t know, but get your kids away from fast food. Apart from the risk of obesity, a recent study of more than 500,000 children in over 50 countries showed a linkage between fast food and chronic illnesses, namely severe asthma, hay fever and eczema. For kids who eat fast food […]