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6 Ways of Hiding Veggies in Your Child’s Meal

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Although promoting a healthy diet from a young age and encouraging your child to eat a variety of fruit and vegetables is important, the reality is your picky eater will refuse to try out new textures, colors, or flavors that they’re not used to. That doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your child’s nutrition…

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Do You Force-Feed Your Child?

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As a parent, one of the most frustrating things you have to deal with is a fussy eater child. To combat this, you might find yourself piling excess food onto your child’s plate in the hopes that they will get the nutrition they need. There are many ways, some subtler than others, in which you…

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Infant Meal Plan: 12-18 Months

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By the time your baby reaches one year, they should ideally be eating 5 different fruits and vegetables per day. It’s not too early for them to be “eating the rainbow” as we tell older children to do. Help your child develop a taste for fresh, unprocessed food by encouraging them to try as many…

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Rahet Bally’s Top Toddler Picks

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It’s amazing to watch our children grow, learn and change from babies into lively toddlers right before our eyes. That being said, these changes also bring us face to face with issues we never imagined would be issues. Luckily, we’re here to share some great options we’ve found for easing your daily struggles and bringing…

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Children: Cut Sugar or Calories for Better Health?

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Childhood obesity is a global problem that is hard to brush off. With 1 in 3 children being overweight or obese, there is an urgent need to find practical solutions to keep our children within a healthy weight range. A more traditional approach to weight loss involves cutting down on calories, but recent research is…

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Crisp Eats: NRepublic

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For anyone who wants to eat healthy but just doesn’t have the time to cook, this one is for you. NRepublic is a growing local brand that delivers high quality, nutritious food right to your doorstep to nourish you and your family. Find out more about the brand in our interview with the founders Tarek…

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Children: Preventing Childhood Obesity

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The fact that 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese is worrying and means that as parents we need to pay particular attention to what we are feeding our children. Food and nutrition can be a tricky subject, because you want to make sure you are feeding and nourishing your child enough without overfeeding…

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Kids: Protein for Picky Eaters

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Protein is made up of different kinds of amino acids, and is a vital element for your child’s growth. It builds a good portion of muscles, body tissue, organs, hair and skin. We constantly hear parents complain about preschool, and sometimes school-aged children, refusing to eat meat and chicken, while others won’t eat them unless…

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Children: Shaking the Salt Habit

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Your child’s taste buds and food preferences are determined by what you get them used to from a young age. The average 4 year old eats three times more salt than needed. So how do we control the amount of salt they eat while still giving them tasty food? Before you throw away your salt…

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Why You Shouldn’t Order for Your Kids’ From the Kids’ Menu

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While you’re in total control of what your kids eat at home, going out for lunch or dinner can get a little crazy sometimes. I’m not talking about the noise or mess your kids make – that’s normal! I’m referring to food choices. If your kids are still toddlers and you have some control over…

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