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 […]

(Video) Family Mealtime should look like this!

This is the last of the short video series by two Mom Dietitians, previous videos were on Magic Phrase to end feeding battles and Mom’s Role in Feeding Kids. Today, it’s another short video on what Happy and Healthy Family Mealtimes should be. Dietitian Natalia Stasenko, RD is no stranger to this blog as she had provided […]

(Video) Mom’s Role in Feeding Kids

Last week, I’ve shared a short video on Magic Phrase to end feeding battles. Today, it’s another short video by two Mom Dietitians that clarify’s the Mom’s Role in Feeding Kids. Dietitian Natalia Stasenko, RD is no stranger to this blog as she had provided valuable information on a Toddler Nutrition series covering How Much to […]

(Video) Picky Toddler – Feeding Battles Magic Phrase

Two Mom Dietitians had teamed up to present an online training class for feeding picky toddlers. I’ve interviewed one of them, Natalia Stasenko, RD before on a Toddler Nutrition series covering How Much to Eat What to Eat What Not to Eat In the video above (click link here), the dietitians shared about a magic […]

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, noting a relationship between obesity and severe eczema. 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 […]

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: Infant Reflux

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. I’m passionate about nutrition and believe that it’s of utmost importance to our health – after all, it’s one of the daily survival activities of breathe, drink, eat and sleep! I’m honored to have Judy Converse, founder of Nutrition Care for Children LLC, […]