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