A Fruit Idea For Your Toddler

A Fruit Idea For Your Toddler A child between the ages of 1-3 years needs 2-3 servings of fruit per day. A fruit serving for a toddler is smaller than an adult serving. One serving for a toddler would be ¼ cup cooked or canned fruit, ½ piece of fresh fruit, or 2-4 ounces (60-120 ml) juice. It is

Lower Your Blood Pressure with Lentils

Lower Your Blood Pressure with Lentils Lentils have always been praised as a healthy food option. They are known to be rich in folates, fiber and iron. They have been used to combat constipation and as an anti-anemic food (when combined with vitamin C rich foods such as lemon, tomato, or potatoes which help increase iron absorption). They are

Lentil Soup

I like to make a dinner meal out of this and sometimes add whole grain rice as a side dish with some steamed cabbage, spinach or broccoli. Hope you enjoy! Yields 6 servings Ingredients: [...]

Prevent Crow’s Feet

Prevent Crow's Feet with Green and Yellow Vegetables As a dietitian, I am always looking for more reasons to support the increase of vegetable consumption. They are low in calories, high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and anti-oxidants. Adding them to your diet in place of other not-so-healthy foods can really improve your overall health and may even prolong your

Date Fruit in Pregnancy

Eating just 6 dates per day in the last month of pregnancy may provide a more favorable birthing experience. According to a 2011 study by Jordan University of Science and Technology, women who consumed six date fruits per day for 4 weeks prior to their estimated due date had a significantly higher average cervical dilatation upon admission, a significantly higher

Food Safety

Food Safety for the Whole Family Safe Kitchen In the topic of food safety, everyone needs to be aware. Each day millions of people become ill and thousands will die from a preventable foodborne disease. It is estimated that more than 200 diseases are spread through our food. The good news is that proper food handling can prevent


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