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Health September 2013

The latest healthcare options for your clan's well-being.

Kristan Morley

All-Natural Granola

Introducing USDA-certified organic and certified gluten-free Giddy Up & Go Granola by Thoughtful Food, Inc. Created for all of those living with food allergies, Giddy Up & Go Granola is also dairy free, vegan, and made with 100-percent organic agave nectar, a safer alternative for diabetics. Purchase Giddy Up & Go Granola at www.thoughtfulfood.net.

Organic Hair Care

Looking for a new all-natural shampoo and conditioner for your children? The Eco Princess Citrus Shampoos and Detangling Conditioners are formaldehyde and dioxane free. Made with olive leaf extract, sweet almond protein, and essential oils, both the shampoo and conditioner keep your children away from toxins in the shower. Visit www.organicbeautynow.com for more information and other all-natural products.

New Fun Options

Medical ID bracelets can be embarrassing and awkward for children to wear. Hope Paige has created a line of medical ID bracelets for kids that have fun colors and help provide children with the look of a friendship bracelet. The medical ID bracelets are offered in rubber, stainless steel, titanium, aluminum, Velcro, mesh, and more. They come in many colors, too. Visit www.hopepaige.com to learn more.

Chic Humidifiers

Stadler Form offers a collection of humidifiers perfect to help in any room of the house. The Oskar and William humidifiers complement any home decor while keeping chapped skin, dry sinuses, and many other issues at bay. Stadler Form always uses modern engineering that is energy efficient. Learn how to get a healthier air environment in your home with these humidifiers at www.stadlerformusa.com.

Asthma App

Monitor the moments your asthma acts up with iSonea’s AsthmaSense, an application dedicated to helping those with asthma. This app can be used anywhere, at anytime to help find the trigger of your wheezing and how to intervene to prevent it. More information can be found at www.isoneamed.com.

Healthy and Happy

Tommee Tippee’s Closer to Nature Added Comfort Bottle is a new bottle designed to prevent your newborn baby from suffering from colic. The bottle keeps air bubbles out of milk by venting, and the nipple reduces the risk of your baby ingesting air. The BPA- and phthalate-free bottle comes in two sizes and is available at www.tommeetippee.us.

Staying Cool

Keep hydrated with the Hydro Flask water bottle. Free of chemicals and aluminum, the container is made of 100-percent stainless steel. It has double-wall vacuum insulation to keep your water cold. Check out www.hydroflask.com for details.

Easy Squeezey

If giving your children medicine has become a stressful process for you, the True Easy Syringe can help put you at ease. It delivers the exact amount of medicine the doctor prescribes to your children with every use. The True Easy Syringe may be found at CVS and Walgreens.

Organic Oral Care

Keep harmful toxins away from your child’s mouth with Natural Flavor’s Organic Bubble Gum Mouthwash for kids. The mouthwash is made with water and organic ingredients. Help your kids achieve healthy teeth and gums by visiting www.naturesflavors.com.

Keep Calm

Give your body the jump start it needs with Yoga Blast, a workout DVD created by Dr. Lisa Masterson of TV show The Doctors. The video offers three, total-body yoga workouts that focus on strength while still using cardio. Blast your way into a healthier you and buy a copy at www.acacialifestyle.com.

This column appeared in the September 2013 issue.