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Nutrition During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Just how much food do pregnant moms need? Nutrition During Pregnancy We’ve all heard that old saying that when you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two.  While that may not be accurate, there is some truth to [...]

Food Allergies – Signs and Symptoms

Food Allergies – Signs and Symptoms

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, [...]

Development and Weight Changes

Development and Weight Changes

Why our children’s body weight can sometimes fluctuate. Development and Weight Changes When it comes to a child’s weight, the fact is there’s often little a child can do about shedding or gaining a few extra [...]

Teen Girls & Food

Teen Girls & Food

A look at the strange relationship teenaged girls sometimes have with food. Teen Girls & Food Anorexia nervosa, bulimia. These eating disorders reflect a serious association with food and all it represents to some people.  But [...]

Bingeing on After School Snacks

Bingeing on After School Snacks

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, [...]

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

Is your baby ready for those first solid foods? Make sure the ones you’re introducing are safe for his young digestive system. After several months of breast or bottle feeding, infants digestive systems and their coordination [...]

Good Food to Go

Good Food to Go

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hiding Vegetables in Meals Helps Fight Obesity

Hiding Vegetables in Meals Helps Fight Obesity

According to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, preschool children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and reduced their caloric intake by 11% when vegetables were hidden in their favourite foods. With childhood obesity rates on the [...]

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 [...]