Archive for 'Nutrition'
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 [...]
Why you’ll want to opt for mother’s milk when feeding baby. Breastfeeding & Immunity There’s no doubt that one of the best ways of helping your baby get a good start in life is with breastfeeding. [...]
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 [...]
It is now recommended that babies should be fed meat, fish, poultry and meat alternatives such as legumes and tofu beginning at 6 months of age. Commonly babies have been fed infant cereals, vegetables and fruit [...]
Why serving your child a healthy breakfast is a must. Healthy Breakfasts They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and no wonder. Most children will have gone a full ten or more [...]
Why you really should not give your baby honey. Honey and Newborns When babies are under one year of age, their digestive track hasn’t matured enough, nor does it has enough microorganisms to offset a certain [...]
Is your baby ready for those first solid foods? Make sure the ones you’re introducing are safe for his young digestive system. After several months of breast or bottle feeding, infants digestive systems and their coordination [...]
When it comes to the nutritional requirements of our children, daycare plays a big role. Finding a daycare or homecare situation for your child is always a challenge. Ensuring that children are placed in a care [...]
A recent study out of the University of Adelaide, Australia has concluded that children who eat a healthy diet may have a higher IQ than those who are fed a diet high in junk food. The [...]
The foods you feed your children can help them avoid the negative affects of pesticides. Organic Foods Most of us are well aware that pesticides were designed to be toxic. Over 90% of people are routinely [...]
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