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Food Safety During the Summer Months

Food Safety During the Summer Months

Some food safety tips for the long hot days of summer. Summer Food Safety During the summer there are more opportunities for food to become spoiled and lead to food poisoning. It why we need to [...]

Iron in Children’s Diets

Iron in Children’s Diets

Why is iron so important for our kids health? Iron in Children’s Diets When children don’t have enough healthy red blood cells, they can become anemic. Usually this is due to iron deficiency, and believe it [...]

How to Shop for Healthy Food

How to Shop for Healthy Food

A few simple tips on how to shop for the healthiest foods for your family. Healthy Food When it comes down to it, choosing the healthiest foods for your family isn’t all that difficult. According to [...]

The Nutritional Benefits of Breastmilk

The Nutritional Benefits of Breastmilk

The latest on how breastfeeding helps infants grow and develop. Benefits of Breastmilk The benefits of breastfeeding can never be over-stated. In fact, as more studies are done on mother’s milk the more we learn about [...]

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

What you need to know about food poisoning. Food Poisoning Every year in North America, there are millions of cases of food poisoning. Food borne illness can be serious particularly in the elderly, those with chronic [...]

Breastfeeding Tips for the Working Mom

Breastfeeding Tips for the Working Mom

It is possible to ensure  your baby has the best nutrition possible when you return to work. Work and Breastfeeding Breastfeeding babies becomes a little more complicated once a mom returns to the workforce. It means [...]

Iron Deficiency in Babies

Iron Deficiency in Babies

Are you considering weaning your baby from breast to bottle? Then it’s vital that your baby’s formula is iron fortified. Studies show that babies who are deficient in iron in the first year of life continue [...]

Breastfeeding – Benefits of Mother’s Milk

Breastfeeding – Benefits of Mother’s Milk

There is only one food that provides our newborns with all the nutrients and benefits their growing bodies require. That food is mother’s milk. Experts in nutrition and infant health recommend that a baby be exclusively [...]

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were breastfed appear to score higher on tests measuring their vocabulary and reasoning skills, according to a study out of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, England. Researchers [...]

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Is your child a picky eater? While it may be tempting to bribe her to eat her meals, in the long run this creates more problems than its worth. Remember how voracious your child’s appetite was [...]

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