Nutrition


Drinking Less Sugar

Drinking Less Sugar

Sugar-sweetened drinks are not as popular as they once were, as reported in the New York Times. According to a new study based on a continuing national health survey, 60.7 percent of children and 50 percent of adults drank a sugary beverage on any given day in 2014,...

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Healthy Meal Planning for Families

With nutrition information coming from every direction, how can busy parents do healthy meal planning? The media world is chock-full of various health advices on nutrition and eating healthy. More often than not, this information is conflicting or just down right...

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“Juice all over again!”

So why all the conversation about juice? After all, for generations, giving babies juice early in life has been an honored tradition, one felt to be of great nutritional value. Now, however, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no juice at all for the first...

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Food Safety: Grapes

Grapes provide a very healthy food option, low in calories and high in nutritional value. Also they offer a good sources of vitamins, minerals and powerful anti-oxidants. However, for the very young, grapes may pose a problem. A recent study from Scotland, published...

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