Archive for 'Nutrition'

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby [...]

Babies Should Eat Meat and Tofu As First Solids

Babies Should Eat Meat and Tofu As First Solids

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 [...]

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

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 [...]

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

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 [...]