Archive for 'Nutrition'

Coping with Picky Eaters

Coping with Picky Eaters

When no food is good enough. Coping with Picky Eaters Well, we’ve probably all heard the story about a toddler who refuses to eat anything but peanut butter sandwiches.  Granted, it may not make headlines around [...]

Introducing Solid Food

Introducing Solid Food

Is your baby ready to try solid food? Introducing Solid Food By now, most of us are well aware that there is nothing quite like mother’s milk for baby’s nutritional well-being.  But sooner or later, your [...]

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level.  The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]

Supplements and Breastfeeding

Supplements and Breastfeeding

 The one vitamin that babies can’t get from mother’s milk. Vitamins and Breastfeeding It can never be said enough, how valuable mother’s milk is for babies.  Breastfeeding helps build an infants’ immune system, brain function and [...]

Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding

What to do when breastfeeding seems like an impossible task. Breast Feeding When it comes to feeding babies, breastfeeding provides all the nutrients that infants need, and it protects them from many common childhood illnesses.  It [...]

The Danger of Hamburger Disease

The Danger of Hamburger Disease

Every year children become ill after eating hamburgers and other foods contaminated by bacteria, and over the summer cases of food poisoning soar. However it’s easy to avoid with a little care and a lot of [...]

Toxins in Utero

Toxins in Utero

How many toxins are babies exposed to while in the womb? Toxins in Utero By now, we’re well aware that smoking and drinking during pregnancy are real no-no’s.  And because of mercury, avoiding a lot of [...]

Food Allergies – Signs and Symptoms

Food Allergies – Signs and Symptoms

If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]

Homemade Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food

How to save money while feeding your baby nutritious food. Homemade Baby Food When the time comes for your baby to begin solid foods, you may think that the best food is available on the supermarket [...]

Kids Consume Too Much Salty Food

Kids Consume Too Much Salty Food

Pretzels, bacon, fries and many other processed foods should be avoided when it comes to feeding our children says The World Health Organization (WHO). For the first time, it has released new daily sodium consumption limits [...]