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Naps May Be Good for Baby’s Brain

A new study suggests that napping babies are not just resting – they might also be busy learning and memorizing.

The lead author of the study, Sabine Seehagen, a postdoctoral researcher at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany, suggests that “but maybe babies lose some information if they don’t nap after learning. They need a break . . . → Read More: Naps May Be Good for Baby’s Brain

Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn

Despite a number of recent studies that show a direct link between tanning beds and skin cancer, indoor tanning remains popular with American teenagers.

“For decades, researchers saw indoor tanning as little more than a curiosity. But a review of the scientific evidence published last year estimated that tanning beds account for as many as . . . → Read More: Indoor Tanning Poses Cancer Risks, Teenagers Learn

Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own

A 2014 survey of more than 1,000 children (ages 6 to 17) discovered that only 31 percent read a book for fun almost daily. This is down from 37 percent four years ago.

The survey also showed that being read aloud to regularly (for younger children) and . . . → Read More: Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own

Why Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Still Beat Dietary Supplements

Whole foods are the best kinds of multivitamins. Unlike manufactured pills and powders, nature produces a perfect balance of delicious nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins in fresh produce and whole grains.

For ultimate health benefits, get your nutrients from nature! Read more.