Archive for 'Nutrition'
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 [...]
How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Boys who drink soda pop, fruit punch, lemonade and other sweetened beverages are at nearly double the risk of being overweight and obese compared to their peers according to research out of the University of Saskatchewan. [...]
Tips on how to prevent the sometimes deadly ‘hamburger disease’. Hamburger Disease Summertime is barbeque season, but we need to be extra careful, particularly when grilling burgers. Lynn Wilcott with the Food Protection Services at the [...]
Every year people die from food poisoning. However it’s easy to avoid with a little care and a lot of cooking. If your child eats food contaminated by bacteria, food poisoning can occur causing abdominal cramps, [...]
In a study involving children between 8 and 10 years of age, researchers at McMaster University have concluded that milk does a better job than water or sports drinks when it comes to rehydrating active children. [...]
Good Food to Go is the ultimate guide to packing healthy lunch boxes with food that kids will enjoy and parents can feel good about. Back-to-school means back-to-lunch-boxes, and the daily quandary of what to put [...]
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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