Hi-Health Empower — Children's Health

What are Supplements? Your Complete Guide

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What are Supplements? Your Complete Guide

Have questions about supplements? You’re not alone. We understand, the selection of vitamins and nutrients in the marketplace can be overwhelming. And yet, supplements play a key role in maintaining and boosting your daily health and preventing disease. Here are answers to some basic supplement questions to help you set your vitamin and nutrient routine for 2016. The sales associates at your Hi-Health store can help you, too. Click one of the questions below to...

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Why Fortify for Kids? Children Need Nutrients for Body & Brain

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Why Fortify for Kids? Children Need Nutrients for Body & Brain

When it comes to supplementation, one size does not fit all. Children are not mini adults after all. Rather, they have a unique set of nutritional requirements because their bodies are in such a rapid state of growth. Naturally, you want to provide them with the best nutrients for body and brain. But are supplements really necessary? Most likely, the answer is yes. “Children today...

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Powerful Nutrient Pairings for Better Health

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Powerful Nutrient Pairings for Better Health

These powerful couples work together to deliver maximum nutrient absorption and health. Vitamin B6 (abundant in pistachios, tuna, turkey, chickpeas, and avocado) has been shown to help body cells absorb magnesium (a nutrient found in kale and other dark leafy greens, pumpkin seeds, salmon, and soybeans) and other minerals. Multiple studies conducted on children with autism and ADHD showed that when children took magnesium and...

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Back to School: Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

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Back to School: Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

Back to school is around the corner and our kids will need our help to make healthy changes now. Kids are eating more foods prepared outside of the home (which often means bigger portions), drinking more sodas, eating more processed foods and consuming less fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, nuts, seeds and beans. What’s more, in the last 30 years the percentage of...

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What is The Healthiest Milk For Teenagers?

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What is The Healthiest Milk For Teenagers?

“Drink your milk or else you won’t get dessert or cannot leave the table.” Sound familiar? We have all grown up hearing those words and likely say them to our own children now. Obviously as infants and babies, milk traditionally has been a mainstay of nutrition in Western Countries such as the United States. Remember the quote from Napoleon Dynamite? “If you are drinking 2%...

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