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Ideas on how to pack a green lunch for your child. Green Lunches At one time, school lunches created a mountain of garbage every single day. Not so anymore. With a little thought and planning, packing [...]
Hold the beef. A look at children and vegetarian diets. Vegetarian Diets If your family, or even just one of your children is opting to become a vegetarian, you may feel a little confused and concerned [...]
The connection between family mealtime and preventing obesity. Curbing Obesity The alarm bells have rung; today’s children are becoming increasingly overweight. Our children’s eating habits are leading to a tremendous increase in type 2 diabetes and [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Are you concerned that your child is an after school snack binger? After School Snacking After a full day at school many children return home absolutely ravenous. Often this leads to kids wolfing down cookies, muffins, [...]
A look at how vegetarian families live life without meat. Vegetarian Families While many people eat less meat than in times past, polls suggest that true vegetarians account for less about 10% of our population, but [...]
A recent European study of nearly a half a million children in 50 countries has concluded that fast food consumed by children three or more times a week impairs immune function, increasing the risk of asthma [...]
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 [...]
Does your child’s after-school snack get high marks? After School Snacks When kids come home from school they are often ravenous and reaching into the fridge or cupboard comes second nature. And considering supper may be [...]
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