Fructose is naturally present in most fruits and some vegetables, but it’s also found in many processed foods and drinks, such as candy, juice, soda and snack foods, making it difficult to avoid.
Fiber can lower blood cholesterol, prevent diabetes and help move food through your child’s digestive system — promoting healthy bowel function and protecting against constipation.
Playing sports such as soccer or basketball, or even just jumping off a moving swing at the playground, can cause an ankle sprain or fracture, while constant use of certain muscles can cause painful strains.
Signs of abuse aren’t always obvious, so it’s important to stay aware of any sudden changes in your child. Get advice for recognizing signs of abuse and what to do if you suspect a problem.
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