Iron is an Important Nutrient Particularly for Women

  Being the most essential nutrient, Iron carries oxygen through the blood to the rest internal organs of the body. Iron deficiency can cause weakness, fatigue and even anemia. There are certain foods we can eat to boost our iron intake. These foods are particularly essential for women since they lose blood monthly during menstruation. Dietary intake of iron balances… Read more »

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Tips And Advice For Parents With A Vegetarian Or Vegan Diet

Are you raising a vegetarian or vegan child? Well, the good news for parents of vegetarian or vegan children is that a healthy vegetarian diet can provide the key nutrients needed for optimal growth and nutrition. A vegetarian-vegan diet is rich in fruits and vegetables which provides so many of the essential nutrients a child needs.  However, parents should take… Read more »

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Family Grocery Tips For Buying The Healthiest Foods

Healthy eating begins with grocery shopping when you choose the food for you and family’s meal times.  It’s time to go the grocery store and face the over 7000 food items on the shelf.  How do you find which foods are actually better for you, how do you find the healthier food choices. With over 7000 food items to choose… Read more »

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How Can I Get My Picky Eater To Enjoy A Wider Variety Of Foods

Expose your picky eater to a variety of foods While one study reports that merely looking at pictures of new foods had a positive effect on toddlers, kids need to taste food to change their behavior patterns .Second, you do not want to force kids to taste foods. Rather, you are trying to encourage them by describing the foods positively… Read more »

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10 Fiber Foods for Kids

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Why Is Fiber important for Kids? Fiber plays an important role in supporting a healthy digestive system, and it helps keep the body’s system clean and running smoothly. Foods that are high in fiber also have the added benefit of being filling, which can help discourage overeating. In other words, be sure to offer your kids a variety of foods from each food group at… Read more »

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Chickpeas: A Top Priority in Your Daily Diet

  Just a thought about chickpeas immediately conjures up images of delicious dishes, for many of us the Punjabi delicacy and Indian favourite chole with kulcha or bhatura. But what many of don’t realise is that chickpea (or Kabuli channa as it’s more commonly known in India) is a food that is filled with nutrients. Healthy as well as tasty,… Read more »

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Foods That Nourish Our Eyes

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Eyes are one of the most important organs of our body and to keep them healthy, a good diet that low in trans and saturated fat is important to keep the blood vessels pumping. Thus to maintain that, one needs to consume foods that are rich in antioxidants and are known to help protect the eyes from age-related macular degeneration… Read more »

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Health Benefits of Pomegranate

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Pomegranates have fantastic health and beauty benefits. They are delicious and versatile. Pomegranates can be added to salads, rice dishes, meat dishes, smoothies, yogurts, and can be made into a pomegranate juice. One pomegranate has around 100 seeds in it and contains around 100 calories, making it a perfect low calorie snack for dieters. Pomegranates prevent numerous serious diseases, including… Read more »

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