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Benefits of Foods

Have you ever wondered what are the benefits of Bananas, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Potatoes, Lemons and more? Here are some visuals to highlights the benefits of each!              


Gummy Bears and Gelatin

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Know What you are Eating! What are Gummy Bears made of? The traditional gummy bear is made from a mixture of sugar, glucose syrup, starch, flavoring, food coloring, citric acid, and gelatin. However, recipes vary, such as organic candy, those suitable for vegetarians or those following religious dietary laws. SoRead the Rest…


Saying No to Artificially-Sweetened Milk

In a move that has many health advocates including registered dietitians and nutritionists and bloggers cheering on the sidelines, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) took a notable stand against a recent request by the dairy industry. A few months ago, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and theRead the Rest…


Many Moms Switch Their Babies To Solid Foods Too Early

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Many moms switch their babies to solid foods much earlier than they should. The finding, published in Pediatrics, came from a new report by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) which showed that over 40% of parents were giving solid foods to their infants before they were 4Read the Rest…


Sample Baby Food Menu for Babies (4) 6-8 months old

The menus for baby food below are designed to give you an idea of what babies may be eating from 4 months to 8 months of age. Do NOT feel as though your baby should be eating solid foods according to any schedule. Your baby will eat as much solidRead the Rest…


9 Reasons To Avoid Sugar As If Your Life Depended On It

Because, well, it does! The harmful effects of sugar go way beyond empty calories. Added sugar is so unhealthy that it is probably the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. Here are the top 9 reasons to avoid sugar as if your life depended on it (it does).  Read the Rest…


The worst foods you can feed your kids

Some snacks are widely accepted for the newly weaned, but Rachel Lewis finds out that these seemingly innocent snacks are making nutritionists reel in horror. One word of advice for new parents? Don’t supersize your baby! That’s what the Dubai-based nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary (www.rashichowdhary.com) warns all of her clients, stressingRead the Rest…


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