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A Balanced Diet
A Balanced Diet
Guidelines for eating a healthy, well-balanced diet to best meet the nutritional needs of each family member....
A Healthy Toddler Diet
A Healthy Toddler Diet
An overview of a healthy toddler diet. Includes recommendations on serving a variety of whole foods and offers guidelines for snacking....
All About Bottle Feeding
All About Bottle Feeding
A look at bottle feeding, its advantages and disadvantages, including a comparison of the quality of breast milk and commercially prepared infant formula....
All About Breastfeeding
All About Breastfeeding
An overview of breastfeeding -- the advantages as well as the challenges. Covers both physical and emotional considerations for both mother and baby....
All About Growth and BMI Charts
All About Growth and BMI Charts
An overview of growth charts and BMI charts. Includes rankings for BMI chart percentiles....
All About PKU
All About PKU
PKU is a genetic condition in which the body can not synthesise protein and a build up of the amino acid phenylalanine results. This article explains the causes of PKU…...
Baby Puree Ideas
Baby Puree Ideas
Ideas on preparing homemade baby food, includes tips on preparation and storage of vegetables, fruits, meats, grains, and legumes....
E Numbers to Avoid
E Numbers to Avoid
Health specialists around the world are becoming increasingly convinced that the additives in processed foods are firmly linked to the dramatic rise in children's…...
Eating Out With Pre-Schoolers
Eating Out With Pre-Schoolers
Tips for restaurant eating with a preschool aged child. Includes ideas about restaurant choices, table manners, and kid-friendly food choices....
Encouraging New Foods
Encouraging New Foods
Tips and advice on encouraging children to try new foods. How to encourage children to be healthy and adventurous eaters....
Ensuring Good Toddler Nutrition
Ensuring Good Toddler Nutrition
Ideas for teaching your toddler to develop healthy eating habits. Includes tips on appropriate portion sizes as well as ways to help your kids be happy eaters....
Feeding 6 to 12 Months
Feeding 6 to 12 Months
Article looking at how and what to feed your baby, from the age of six to 12 months....
Food Allergies
Food Allergies
Food allergies are common in young children, but this does not mean that they are comfortable. This article describes common symptoms of food allergies as well as the…...
Formula Milk Pros and Cons
Formula Milk Pros and Cons
A look at the pros and cons of feeding an infant formula as the main source of nutrition. Covers convenience, cost, and the mother's dietary considerations....
Hyperactivity and Diet
Hyperactivity and Diet
An examination of the role of diet in hyperactivity. A look at the Feingold Method, sugar consumption, and nutritional deficiencies....
Introducing Cow's Milk
Introducing Cow's Milk
Advice on switching babies from breast milk or formula to cow's milk. Includes information on the appropriate age as well as how to make the transition....
Kids and Vegetarianism
Kids and Vegetarianism
Advice for parents considering a vegetarian diet for their children. Offers dietary advice as well as reasons supporting the superiority of a plant based diet....
Lactose Intolerance
Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance can cause all sorts of unpleasant symptoms, but why does it occur and how can you deal with it?...
Picky Eaters
Picky Eaters
Up to two thirds of children engage in picky eating. This article discusses causes of picky eating, describes helpful hints for parents of picky eaters, and offers…...
Sugar vs Food Sweeteners
Sugar vs Food Sweeteners
Article looking at which is best and safest for your child - sugar or food sweeteners?...
Weaning and First Foods
Weaning and First Foods
Advice on feeding babies after the first six months of life. Includes tips on first foods, watching for food allergies, and transitioning from breast milk or formula…...
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