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  • 1. Raising Healthy Kids Today
  • 2. Challenges to Kids’ Health Today Mercury contamination moves beyond fish; ‘Every link of the food chain affected’  — ABC News , September 18, 2006 Pediatricians say kids need more vitamin D USA Today , October 11, 2008 Baby care products: possible sources of infant phthalate exposure — Pediatrics, February 1, 2008 Carcinogen 1,4-dioxane found in leading ‘organic’ brand personal care products — Reuters, March 14, 2008 Bisphenol-A can build up in babies and infants — The Canadian Press , February 23, 2009 Too much junk food being put in children’s hands — World News, March 14, 2009
  • 3. FACT: Asthma —On average, one out of every 13 school-aged children has asthma FACT: Type 2 Diabetes— Incidence of type 2 diabetes is rising quickly among kids FACT: Overweight Kids —The number of overweight children and teens has DOUBLED in the past 10 years FACT: Immune System —Kids miss an average of eight school days per year because of health issues FACT: Physical Development —Poor nutrition negatively impacts bone growth and overall physical development Poor school performance can result from poor nutrition How’s Your Child’s Health?
  • 4. FACT: Candy —69% of 19- to 24-month-olds eat candy or dessert on any given day FACT: French Fries —The most common vegetable source for kids today What Are We Putting IN our Kids? FACT: Soft Drinks —Most 8-year-olds drink soft drinks daily and each 12 oz. serving contains 9 tsp. of sugar; Phosphorous in soft drinks can leach calcium out of bones FACT: Hot Dogs, Cookies, and Rolls —All among the Top 10 sources of food among infants and toddlers 4 – 24 months of age FACT: Junk Food —25% of calories on a typical school day come from junk food
  • 5. FACT: 287 Industrial Chemicals —Found in a test of the umbilical cord blood of 10 newborns: consumer- product ingredients, banned industrial chemicals, and pesticides FACT: Bisphenol-A —Found in polycarbonate plastic containers, baby bottles, and toys—is an endocrine disrupter; newborns and infants may have up to 11X more in their bodies than adults FACT: 1,4-Dioxane and Formaldehyde —Found in 61% of 28 children’s bath soaps, shampoos, lotions, and other personal care products tested; considered probable carcinogens by the EPA FACT: Phthalates —Fragrance can contain phthalates— known endocrine disrupters—which are also known to be skin irritants with potentially negative impacts on the respiratory system, liver, and kidneys What Are we Putting ON our Kids? Babies’ skin is 5X thinner and more permeable than adult skin, making babies more susceptible to toxins
  • 6. FACT: Asthma —Common household cleaners and appliances may give off fumes that can be triggers for asthma in children FACT: Health Risks —Chemicals that can be found in everyday products that are probably under your kitchen sink or in your laundry room, basement, bathroom, and garage are known to be harmful to children, particularly to their developing nervous systems and brains FACT: Poisonings —Chlorine bleach is the chemical most frequently involved in household poisonings in the U.S. Out of 81,000 CHEMICALS REGISTERED WITH THE EPA IN THE PAST 30 YEARS, fewer than 20% have been tested for toxicity! What Chemicals Are we Using AROUND our Kids?
  • 7.
    • Get Educated
      • Read the Shaklee Health Science booklet: Raising Healthy Kids Today
      • Be sure to watch the Shaklee Woman to Woman DVD to learn about women’s and kids’ issues
      • Choose credible Web sites such as www.aap.org for additional information
      • Read labels—watch for high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, hydrogenated oils, and high sodium
    • Take Action
      • Eat well —Be sure that fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins are in your children’s diets
      • Supplement wisely
      • Banish soft drinks and junk food
      • Get active —Support your children and teens being involved in physical activities and get out there and shoot some hoops with them!
      • Use safe, nontoxic household cleaners
    What Should you Be Doing? Go to the National Institutes of Health’s Household Products Database to look up cosmetic and household products you use http:// householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/ingredients.htm
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  • 9. THE SHAKLEE DIFFERENCE ™ NATURALLY SAFE, PROVEN EFFECTIVE FOR OVER 50 YEARS
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  • 10. Always safe. Always gentle. Always healthy. Introducing
  • 11.
    • Always safe :
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    • Always gentle:
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    Baby care specifically designed for your baby’s tender skin.
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    • Easy to rinse
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    Gentle Wash Tip : Most babies need to be bathed only 2 to 3 times a week—but be sure to keep hands, face, and diaper area clean and dry all the time!
  • 13.
    • Always safe :
    • Keeps baby’s skin soft and moisturized
    • Sensitivity tested
    • Always gentle :
    • 87% organic ingredients
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    • Organic aloe and organic oils (shea butter, sunflower seed, coconut) replenish skin nutrients and moisturize
    • Organic essential oils (lavender, chamomile, rosemary, vanilla fruit) soothe and calm
    • Applies easily; nongreasy
    • Great for older babies, kids, and adults with sensitive skin
    Soothing Lotion Tip : Dry skin? Newborns have a greater ratio of skin surface to body weight than adults, resulting in skin that absorbs and loses moisture at a much faster rate and causing dry skin.
  • 14.
    • Always safe :
    • Helps treat and prevent diaper rash
    • Zinc oxide protects delicate skin from wetness, keeping skin healthy and dry
    • Creates a barrier to seal out wetness
    • Sensitivity tested
    • Always gentle :
    • 78% organic ingredients
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    • Smooth formula is easy to apply and creates an effective barrier against wetness
    • Organic and natural oils keep skin hydrated and smooth
    • Aloe, chamomile, and calendula extracts soothe
    Tip : Keeping the diaper area clean and dry helps prevent diaper rash. Diaper Rash Cream
  • 15.
    • Always safe :
    • Clean and light, perfect for a bonding massage with baby
    • Sensitivity tested
    • Always gentle:
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    • Special blend of organic oils and essential oil extracts for gentle skin moisturizing
    • Use for massage or moisturizing after bath
    • Lavender and chamomile soothe and calm
    Tip : Infant massage is a great way to bond with your baby. Studies have found that infant massage can help calm a baby, help digestion, and improve sleep patterns. Massage Oil
  • 16.
      • Poor eating habits start early —25% of infants and toddlers ages 9 to 24 months do not eat any fruit or vegetables!
      • Most vitamins and minerals are not stored in the body so they need to be supplied daily; without a steady supply, infants and toddlers cannot achieve optimal growth and development
      • Public health experts are concerned about adequate vitamin D intake, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recently doubled its recommended daily intake for infants
      • New research connects prebiotics with improved immune function in infants and toddlers*
    Infants and Toddlers Need Multivitamin & Multimineral Powder *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
  • 17.
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      • Add to juice, cereals, and baby foods
      • Always Healthy :
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      • 23 Vitamins and Minerals Needed for proper growth and development
      • Supports Strong Bones and Teeth
      • Meets American Academy of Pediatrics’ newest recommendations of 400 IU of vitamin D per day, plus calcium, vitamin K, and more
    Multivitamin & Multimineral Powder for Infants and Toddlers Tip : Fill the Nutritional Gaps: Your little one may need an additional source of nutrients during the transition phase from breast milk or formula to solid foods. *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
  • 18. Supersmart. Supersafe. Supernutritious.
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    • Packaging is free of bisphenol-A, phthalates, and toxic inks
    • Supernutritious:
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  • 20.
    • Studies show that kids with inadequate nutrient intake perform poorly in school
    • Poor nutrition negatively impacts a child’s immune system, bone growth, and overall physical development
    • In a recent study, 55% of children tested had low levels of vitamin D, which is critical for bone building
    • The immune system has been shown to be activated by lactoferrin , a milk protein also found in breast milk
    Kids Need INCREDIVITES ™
  • 21.
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  • 22.
    • DHA is an essential omega-3 fatty acid that affects early brain and eye development
    • A recent published study showed that children ages 4 – 12 taking 100 mg of DHA per day were able to increase their levels of DHA by 65% – 70%
    • Studies show that many kids do not get enough of this important nutrient
    • Foods high in DHA—such as sardines, tuna, and organ meats such as liver—are not kids’ favorites
    • Eating large amounts of fish can lead to unhealthy exposure to mercury and other environmental toxins, which can be especially harmful to children
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  • 23.
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  • 25. SAVE $69.25 on Shaklee Vitalizer ™ SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW MEMBERS ENJOY GREATER HEALTH and VITALITY Shaklee Vitalizer delivers 80 bio-optimized nutrients proven to create a foundation for a longer, healthier life.* Convenient Take once a day, every day Comprehensive: Vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-aging phytonutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, and probiotics* Guided by 12 clinical studies   Supports your heart, brain, bone, immune, and digestive health.*  ORIGINAL PRICE: MN: $168.70 OFFER PRICE: MN: $99.45 YOU SAVE: $69.25 *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. #53911—Shakleebaby New Member Pack Contains 1 each: Gentle Wash, Soothing Lotion, Diaper Rash Cream, Massage Oil, Multivitamin & Multimineral Powder, Vitalizer+Iron While supplies last. Offer expires July 31, 2009
  • 26. We’re About Health
    • Simple Steps to Healthier Living
    • Start with HEALTHY eating habits
    • Get HEALTHY Nutrients IN our Kids’ Diets
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  • 28. We’re About Health
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