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A Parent’s Guide to Food Nutrition Labels

A Parent’s Guide to Food Nutrition Labels

  Reading food labels: what exactly are they talking about? Is “fat-free” food totally without fats? Find out what it actually means, as well as some of the terms commonly ...

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10 Dangerous Food Additives for Growing Kids

10 Dangerous Food Additives for Growing Kids

  High fructose corn syrup that can be found in frozen foods, sweets, breads, spaghetti sauce, ketchup and other processed foodstuffs increases your kids’ risk for diabetes. It also encourages ...

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No Health Shield from Vitamin D Pills: Study

No Health Shield from Vitamin D Pills: Study

  PARIS, January 24, 2014 (AFP) – Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday. ...

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Lingonberries Could Prevent Obesity and Diabetes: Study

Lingonberries Could Prevent Obesity and Diabetes: Study

  STOCKHOLM, January 23, 2014 (AFP) – Lingonberries, a fruit common in Scandinavian cuisine, may be able to help prevent weight gain and high sugar and cholesterol levels, Swedish scientists ...

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Going Vegan, Not Woe and Begone

Going Vegan, Not Woe and Begone

  Why a plant-based diet is superior to a carnivore’s fare Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian: he gobbled up huge chunks of the European continent yet such an appetite for ...

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Food Basics

Food Basics

  FOOD BASICS “There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies”. – Winston Churchill A good dietary practice for you and your child begins with ...

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