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The Impact Of Technology On Children | Caregiver Asia

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2017 8:00:25 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For Your Children

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At this day and age, kids are no strangers towards the digital world. The sight of young children intently focused on their mobile devices is a dime a dozen outside. While these electronic gadgets are a great form of entertainment to keep the kids busy, many parents are still unaware of the full impact of technology on children.

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5 Foolproof Tips in Choosing The Right Babysitter in Singapore

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 16, 2017 8:04:08 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For Your Children

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Choosing the right babysitter in Singapore isn’t as easy as it sounds. After all, they’re the ones that’ll be looking after your children while you’re away. The last thing you’d want to be doing while away is continuously worrying about the babysitter and the welfare of your kids!

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Super Easy Supermarket Tips to Ensure Your Kids are Eating Well!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 6, 2016 4:19:42 PM / by Wan Ling Yeo posted in Testimonials, Caring For Your Children

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“My Kids Eat 3 Bananas A Day Each!”  

 

That sure caught our attention at CaregiverAsia when our friend, Ellen, lamented to Charlotte, our favourite nutritionist, on her predicament. Surely, that can’t be healthy, but what did our nutritionist say? The following is the actual exchange between Ellen and Charlotte.

Charlotte’s assessment was surprising for us, and indeed, it does underscore the importance of understanding what is healthy eating through pure unadulterated nutritional science:

C: “Are they large or small bananas?”

E: “Medium sized ones.”

C: “Are your kids active?”

E: “Yes! They are very active!”

C: “Then that is actually fine. Bananas are very good for supplying energy as they are high-energy fruits. Even if you eat a lot of bananas, it’s ok as long as you burn them off. The good thing about bananas is that they are high in potassium, so they are very good for kids and everyone in general… especially if you have high blood pressure! The potassium in bananas will help lower blood pressure.

  • So, according to nutritional science, it IS ok to have 3 bananas a day!

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