Category | Food & Nutrition

Is Soy Milk Better For Your Child?

Posted on 03 November 2011 by

There are a lot of milk varieties in the market these days to fit the different nutritional needs of babies. After breast milk, dairy-based milk formula is known to be the next best complete food for babies. Cow’s milk is rich in calcium, protein and fats that are similar to human milk. However, some parents […]

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Healthy But Often Overlooked Home-Cooking Techniques

Posted on 10 September 2011 by

A home-cooked meal is most often the healthier option when deciding what to eat. That’s because you know exactly what goes into your food when you cook it, and that means less grease and sodium to start with. Cooking healthy food for the family ought to be a household priority because healthy food makes up […]

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Easter Sunday Brunch Ideas

Posted on 15 April 2011 by

Many families either get up early to make it to sunrise services for Easter or choose to sleep in this morning. If your family is one of them, you may decide to have a brunch rather than fixing breakfast or lunch. Here are some Easter Sunday brunch ideas to continue with celebrating the day in […]

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Non-Alcoholic Christmas Drink Recipes

Posted on 10 December 2010 by

A well-prepared Christmas dinner won’t be complete without drinks to match them. A bottle of wine or a bowl of cocktail punch is traditionally served but those are laced with alcohol. Children and pregnant women are not allowed to have it. Additionally, some family members might want their aperitif or digestif alcohol-free. Non-alcoholic drinks are […]

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What to Do When Your Child Eats Spicy Food

Posted on 30 September 2010 by

Spicy food is known to be unfriendly to a child’s palate. It creates a stinging sensation in the mouth when eaten. Young children may not like spicy food, that’s why it is usually introduced to older kids, even in Asian families who are famous for having a fiery diet. Children, curious as they are, will […]

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Kids Tea Party Sandwich Recipes

Posted on 22 September 2010 by

Tea sandwiches, biscuits, and an assortment of sweets can be served in a kids tea party. To make your little lady’s tea party stand out , try to serve creative but kid-friendly snacks. It would be a thrill for the young guests to see something more than the usual peanut butter and jelly. Here are […]

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4 Soda Alternatives Kids Love

Posted on 08 September 2010 by

Kids love the sweetness and the fizz that comes with a soda. With trends moving towards being healthy and fit, parents try their best to give their kids better alternatives. However, many suffer with the problem that healthier does not suggest tastier. Now, there are solutions to this problem that will definitely make kids drink […]

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Tricks to Flatten your Tummy Instantly – Without Exercise or Surgery

Posted on 04 September 2010 by

A bulging tummy is something many women feel conscious about. Flabs can dampen a person’s self confidence just because of its unattractive appearance. An unshapely belly, especially a post partum one can be a source of insecurity, so women look for ways to get it back in its flat shape. Some specific types of exercise […]

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Easy Ways to Eat More Calcium

Posted on 21 August 2010 by

Nutritionists and medical professionals alike explain how important it is to get enough calcium in your diet. If you don’t like to drink milk or you’re a vegetarian you may need help meeting the body’s need for this mineral. Here are some easy ways to eat more calcium. Smoothies are a great way to get […]

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Back to School Nutrition – Why It Is Important for Your Child’s Success at School

Posted on 19 August 2010 by

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in school. By feeding your children a proper diet, you are helping them to be able to function properly in school in addition to fostering their growing mind and bodies. A […]

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7 Easy Ways On How To Stop Sugar Cravings

Posted on 17 August 2010 by

If kids crave for ice cream and chocolate bars, there is also a part of us that at times long to sip frapuccinos for days on end. And regardless of age, we are all guilty of stealing cookies from the cookie jar. There is just no denying that we have gone so accustomed to having […]

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What to Do If Your Child Doesn’t Drink Milk

As soon as a baby is born, mothers who choose to breastfeed are able to provide milk for their child. Even baby formulas which are used by those who cannot or prefer not to breastfeed are made to approximate mother’s milk. When your child gets older, what do you do if they decide not to […]

Is Human Milk Still Best For Babies?

Human breast milk is the ideal food for full-term babies. Formula feeding is only a substitute or supplement to breast milk when the need arises. Most commercial formulas are cow-milk based which are already modified to approximate breast milk, while others are fortified to provide maximum supplementation of nutrients to the baby. Here is a table showing […]

How To Manage Lactose Intolerance During Pregnancy

Health care providers usually encourage pregnant women to drink milk because it is a good source of calcium, which is essential for the baby’s growth. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need between 1200 and 1500 mg of calcium each day. The baby needs enough calcium in order to build healthy bones and teeth. If the baby’s […]

What Can Chemical Element Ca (Calcium) Do For Your Child?

We have heard it before and we’re still hearing it now: Calcium is the key building block for strong bones and teeth. From infancy to adulthood, milk and other calcium-rich foods have always been a must-have nutrient in the diet. It is one which children can not afford to be lacking in. Nothing beats the role […]

Foods to Build Better Bones

You might think that drinking more milk is going to build strong bones. But Americans drink a tremendous amount of milk as a whole, and osteoporosis is still a significant problem. On the other hand, Asian and vegan women who rarely or never consume dairy products have lower incidents of osteoporosis. What’s going on? Protein For one […]

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