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How to please fussy eaters
Children need a variety of foods to get the energy they need to grow up healthy. Even the most nutritious meal won't do any good if a child won't eat it. Some children are picky eaters. Others eat only certain foods—or refuse food— as a way to assert themselves. ...

Dealing with your child's constipation
Constipation is a frustrating problem for many parents and their children. One problem is that it is often mistaken for a potty training problem in younger kids and for older children; you usually don’t know how often they are having bowel movements.   What causes constipation? ...

Food Allergy VS. Food Intolerance
It’s pretty common for children to have a reaction to a certain food, but in most cases it's an intolerance rather than a true allergy. Why does it matter? Although they may have similar symptoms, a food allergy can be more serious. The following guidelines could help you determine whet...

GOOD-BYE PYRAMID …. HELLO MYPLATE
The Food Guide Pyramid was the model for healthy eating. Maybe you had to memorize its rainbow stripes in school. But the USDA, the agency in charge of nutrition, has switched to a new symbol: a colorful plate —called MyPlate — with some of the same messages: "Eat a variety of f...

Eating while breastfeeding
Whether you are a first time mother, or a seasoned parenting pro, breastfeeding often comes with its fair share of questions.  Below are some common questions and simple answers that will make you feel more relaxed about what you are eating and what you are feeding your new-born baby. ...



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