Proper Childhood Feeding

A lifelong legacy of good health emanates from the institution of correct feeding practices at birth. Unfortunately, in this era, feeding children in accordance with Nature’s dictates has fallen out of fashion.

Good parents make every effort to provide for their children materially and to orient their moral compasses. But their nutritional guidance responsibility is often neglected. As a result, many parents unwittingly subvert their offspring’s health and human potential. Proper feeding not only benefits the child in the immediate sense, but also serves as a paradigm the child is likely to adopt and pursue throughout his or her adulthood. Proverbs 22:6 teaches: “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”

For the most part, disease is not, as is popularly thought, a direct outcome of microbial infection; rather, it’s the result of disregarding one of Nature’s primary laws: Human beings have an inherent relationship with those fundamental elements necessary for life: proper diet; pure water; fresh air; adequate sunlight, exercise, warmth, rest and sleep; emotional harmony; proper posture. Disease is an outgrowth of a deficiency or excess of one or more of them.

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The Essentials To Koi Feeding And Nutrition

Learning the proper discipline for Koi feeding is essential in order to ensure that your Koi fish remain healthy and look their best. The first thing to know in this regard is what can be considered food for Koi.

Koi fish are omnivores; as such they will eat both plant and animal matter. They will eat duckweed, algae and soft aquatic plants. Of course, they will also eat bloodworms, shrimp, earthworm, even tadpoles!

Your role is to ensure that they eat what is best for them in a nutritional sense. The items mentioned above are acceptable provided that you balance their diet. Commercial Koi pellets make for a practical means for delivering a well balanced meal for your Koi. Supplementing this with some other treats, such as lettuce, garlic (which they adore) and oranges is fine; so long as you adhere to certain guidelines.

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Leopard Gecko Feeding Advice

Do you need to know more about leopard gecko feeding? These designer pets need proper food and diet to remain healthy and you wouldn’t want your living jewel becoming unhappy and unhealthy. So to help you out, here are some tips and advice on proper diets and food.

Crickets: The Staple

The cricket remains one of the most popular leopard gecko feed staples. The live cricket is a favorite of the lizards and hunting them around the tank gives them stimulation as well as a healthy diet. You can feed your gecko around 4 to 8 crickets a day, depending on the size and appetite of the lizard. A lizard will pretty much consume anything that can fit in its mouth so just be sure to adjust your choice of crickets and the number to the size and capabilities of your pet.

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Feeding a Hermit Crab to Keep Him Healthy

While you may go to the nearest pet store and find a variety of foods that are ‘safe for feeding a hermit crab’, you are not limited to feeding him commercially prepared food. You may feed your pet a wide variety of foods, giving you may options to choose from. In fact, he will happiest when you do provide him with a range of healthy foods.

Fruits and Vegetables

These crabs love to eat fruits and vegetables. In fact, you may feed your crab things what you yourself would eat, things right out of your refrigerator. But, to ensure that he is getting all the required nutrients you should feed commercial food as well. And, since he really enjoys to eat a variety of foods in a day, feeding two to three different types of food is not only acceptable – he will love it!

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The Unveiling Truth of Ball Python Feeding

Ball python feeding is one way of keeping python healthy and making them live for years. Most pet owners and breeders recommend that you must feed your ball python with pre-killed prey instead of live prey. A pre-killed prey nowadays can be easily bought in pet stores that sell them frozen for later use. In prior to feeding, you must thaw and heat it slightly before feeding it to your snake. Now in giving live prey to your ball python, it can cause injuries because most pythons are finicky eaters and they don’t usually eat at once the prey so the live prey can really attack your snake once it tries to eat it. The prey will inflict wounds in your python as a defense.

Giving the right amount and size of prey for pythons is important in python feeding. You should know the appropriate size of prey to give your python. Breeders recommend that most snakes should be fed of a prey that is about the same size around a snake’s body at its widest point. As your pet grows, so as the size of prey that you are feeding to your snake, to accommodate the snake’s increasing size and supplement as well. You must feed a hatchling python with pinkie mice while adult pythons should be fed with large rats. Provide them the right size of food they need to be active and responsive in all times.

In ball python feeding, you must also learn how to feed it properly. You should dangle or wiggle the pre-killed prey a little bit like teasing it with the use of a tong that can help attract your snake to take and eat the prey. If the ball python refuses to eat, try to dip the prey in chicken broth or expose the brain of the prey to entice your snake to eat it. You can also try to feed it by leaving the prey in the cage and cover the cage with cloth. Remember not to use your hands in feeding pythons to avoid snake bites.

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