Tablets do not necessarily make children passive or sedentary. In a Danish nursery, a group of scientists, educators, and education consultants have studied how digital technologies can be used to enhance playful activities.
Children’s risk of developing asthma decreases significantly if the mother takes fish oil during the last trimester of pregnancy. The effect is especially strong among women who eat little fish and have a particular genetic variant.
Children have better memory skills, are healthier, and get more out of school when they get their pulse up on a daily basis. Physical activity should be a fixed part of every child’s daily routine, say scientists.