Nutrition Thru the Ages

Quiet that Cough!

Whether it’s caused by allergies or an illness, a cough can keep your child from sleeping well.  Coughing can also affect your child’s ability to stay focused at school, it helps spread germs to others, and can cause a sore throat.  Coughing can also trigger vomiting for some kids.  Here’s a few ways to help […]

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Healing Mind and Body Through Good Nutrition

Healing Mind and Body is Treating the Whole Person The philosophy of integrative medicine is a whole-person approach — designed to treat the entire person, not just the disease.  The best health for a child can be the combination of mind and body healing and ultimately health promotion and disease prevention.  The use of healthy […]

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Juice Plus Supplements

Juice Plus Supplements provide a healthier alternative to regular kids vitamins.  Can you imagine eating 17 different fruits, vegetables, and grains in one meal let alone in one day?  Using Juice Plus supplements can help you and your children get the antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals needed to stay healthy and grow strong. Why is it […]

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Preventing Influenza and Other Viral Illnesses

Preventing Influenza and Other Viral Illnesses through nutrition and taking good care of your body is as easy as: Drinking plenty of fluids, especially warmer fluids.  When the air is dry inside our homes and outside, it can be challenging to stay hydrated.   Drinking lots of fluids supports all of your bodies’ functions including the […]

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Artificial Colors in Food — Something to “Dye” For

Artificial colors in food –something to “dye” for because they are carcinogens!  Artificial dyes are known cancer causing chemicals added to many foods to enhance the looks of the food and increase sales.  Artificial colors do not enhance the foods nutritionally at all – they are added to increase sales only.  Then why do you […]

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MSG Hidden in Our Food

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is hidden in our foods under several names.  Look for any of these names on a food label that definitely contain MSG:   autolyzed yeast extract, autolyzed yeast, glutamate, monopotassium glutamate, textured vegetable protein or TVP, calcium caseinate, glutamic acid, monosodium glutamate, yeast extract, yeast nutrient or yeast food, gelatin, hydrolyzed vegetable […]

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Healthy Breakfast: In a Hurry

healthy breakfast   A healthy breakfast in a hurry may seem impossible.  But, with a little thinking ahead, you can easily provide your family with a hearty, hurried breakfast that only takes a little bit of planning.  Why is a healthy breakfast so important?  A good breakfast is the fuel that gets you and your […]

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Lettuce Nutrition — “Let us” discuss the facts

Everyone knows you need to eat your vegetables. Lettuce is a great one but there are many different varieties of lettuce, each offering different nutritional value. Check out Kids Best Nutrition to see which leafy greens offer the most nutrition for your family.

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Tomatoes: A Healthy Food Ingredient

Tomatoes offer loads of health benefits.  Tomatoes include four carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene).  Adding tomatoes to your family’s diet can offer the following benefits: antioxidant activity (an ability to help protect cells and other structures in our body from oxygen damage-breakdown), cancer prevention, giving Vitamins A, E, K, and C, loaded with the […]

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How to make Healthy Kale Chips

Kale chips are the healthy alternative to fried potato chips and they are delicious! Who would of thought this often overlooked vegetable could make a pleasing snack that kids love. Packed full of vitamins and minerals – this snack rocks! So Get In Here and see how easy it is to make these funky Kale Chips in this video made by a teenager for anyone. You’ll be surprised just how easy Kale Chips are to make.

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