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Are Nuts Healthy?
Are Nuts Healthy?
Nuts have long had the reputation of being unhealthy, because they are so high in calories (and can also be high in sugar or salt, depending on how they are…...
Bottle Feeding Your Baby
Bottle Feeding Your Baby
Mothers who don’t breastfeed can feed their babies with formula milk. It’s essential to use sterile equipment when bottle feeding....
Breast Feeding Your Baby
Breast Feeding Your Baby
Breast milk is best for babies. For the first six months of life, breast milk is the only food a baby needs as it offers the perfect balance of nutrients....
Drinking Water: Why and How Much?
Drinking Water: Why and How Much?
Everyone's body is about 60 to 70 percent water, especially the blood, and the brain and muscles also contain plenty of water. It's important for everyone, including…...
Eating for Healthy Bones
Eating for Healthy Bones
Bones might seem to be solid, but they are actually made up of a spongy network of calcium, and they are constantly being broken down and reformed. In children and…...
From Breast to Bottle
From Breast to Bottle
When mothers want to change over to bottle feeding after breastfeeding, perhaps when they return to work, there are techniques to make the transition easier....
Healthy Eating to Avoid Diabetes
Healthy Eating to Avoid Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease, but in many cases it can be prevented through eating healthily, controlling weight and exercise....
Milk Intolerance in Children
Milk Intolerance in Children
Milk intolerance is generally an inability to break down lactose, a sugar found in milk. It is not the same as milk allergy....
The Correct Food Portion Sizes for Kids
The Correct Food Portion Sizes for Kids
How much food should your child be eating and what are appropriate portion sizes?...
When and How to Wean Your Baby
When and How to Wean Your Baby
Weaning is the process of introducing babies to solid food. It starts at about six months. Weaning is best taken gradually. Milk will continue to form a major part of…...
When Your Child is Diagnosed With a Failure To Thrive
When Your Child is Diagnosed With a Failure To Thrive
Failure to thrive is a term given to those children who do not gain adequate nutritional content for either a physical, psychological or social reason. It is not an…...
Why is Breakfast Important?
Why is Breakfast Important?
Breakfast is important, but it seems to be the meal that is most often overlooked....
Why It's Good to Eat as a Family
Why It's Good to Eat as a Family
Eating at different times and in different rooms is becoming more common, as families’ lives get busier. Supper is more likely to be in front of the television or the…...
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