Archive for 'Nutrition'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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