Poverty, Ethnicity Affect Obesity Among Children

A recent scientific analysis shows that children from low-income families are more at risk at obesity than kids from other ethnicities and economic classes. Socioeconomic factors seem to produce a profound effect on childhood obesity. Firstly, cheap food like KFC and McDonald’s “makes up a greater proportion of the diet of lower-income individuals” (1). At…

The effect of poor background on children health

In most of poor families, children would like to spend their spare time at home or in an extended family. They are more likely to grow up in neighborhoods that their parents say are not good for raising children, and their parents are always worried about their children in trouble with the law. It may…

How to Control Your Child’s Smartphone Addiction

Here are some tips parents can take to control the digital devices addiction: Say “No” in a pleasant, but also a determined attitude. Try to make conversation out of it and let him understand why you have to stop him. If you give them any digital devices, limit the usage time. For example: “Use it…

Children spend more than 2 hours a day on digital devices

With the development of technology, the amount of time children spend on digital devices such as mobile phones and IPads has tripled in the last four years, according to a nationwide report that measures technology use among children 8 years old and younger. This is a phenomenon we look around ourselves and can see. We can…