Nutrition Thru the Ages

How to Store Herbs — Fresh from your garden

Make sure you know how to store herbs  — fresh from your garden.  Once the growing season is complete, you can harvest the final crop and store for the winter months. Usually in August or September in most areas the herb plants will be at their peak.  You’ll want to save some of your harvest […]

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Getting Kids to Eat Their Vegetables–It’ll grow on them!

Getting kids to eat their vegetables is as easy as growing them in your own back yard.  When children tend a garden and help harvest the produce, they’re more likely to eat the vegetables they grew.   So getting kids to eat their vegetables is as easy as a few plants, some dirt, and water. Most […]

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Home Greenhouse Project

Planning for a home greenhouse project can be rewarding for your pocketbook and for your family togetherness. Home greenhouses help with growing your own vegetable plants from seeds and it’s a wonderful learning experience for children to start their plants from seeds.  Eating healthy does not need to be expensive and if your child grows […]

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Benefits of Breast Feeding Your Baby

The Benefits of breast feeding your baby are numerous.  As a parent you will make many decisions for your child.  One important decision is whether to feed your infant breast milk, formula, or both. Many organizations (American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, World Health Organization, American Dietetic Association) recommend breast milk […]

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BHT | A common food additive

BHT  butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and the related compound Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) are often added to foods to preserve fats.  They are chemicals that react with oxygen when a food package is opened, thereby keeping the oxygen from interacting with the fats & oils in the food.  BHT and BHA keep food from becoming rancid and […]

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Breastfeeding Newborn Baby | The first days at home

Breastfeeding newborn baby — The first days breastfeeding at home can be tiring and challenging for both parents and your baby. Breastfed infants will continue to feed 8-12 times every 24 hours. Your infant’s stomach still hasn’t stretched too much so smaller, more frequent feedings is normal. At this point mom should be feeling some […]

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Allergy to Milk | Can that Cause Fussiness?

Can a Milk Allergy be causing your breast fed infant pain. Is that fussiness related to the milk in mom’s diet? What symptoms are associated with milk protein allergy or intolerance?

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A Fussy Baby | Is this colic or something else?

Is your baby crying, fussy, colicky? Could it be a milk allergy or is it normal? What are some tools a parent can use to help soothe their fussy baby? Learn more at https://kidsbestnutrition.com

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Temper Tantrums | Parenting Tips for Change

What do you do when your kids throw tantrums, fuss at the table, or resist the healthy changes you’re making? Do you feel like you’re always yelling, raising your voice, or threatening consequences? Are you frustrated with your kids’ behavior? Do you and your parenting partner have different ideas for handling situations? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Positive Parenting Solutions can help you.

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Fats in Foods — Here’s the “skinny” on this topic

Fats in our food — it easy to get lost.  Fats, oils, lard, good fats, bad fats, LDL, HDL, cholesterol, adipose, triglycerides, lipids…..The list goes on & on for words that mean fats in foods.  It can be confusing when looking at labels and trying to interpret advice from your healthcare provider about blood work […]

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