Healthy food for kids

Healthy Food for Kids – What You Need to Know

  What do you need to know to provide healthy food for your kids? Here’s an important new finding: After reducing GMOs in their diets, 3,256 people reported improvements in 28 health conditions. Amazingly, many of these conditions were “nearly” or “completely” resolved. Jeffrey Smith, executive director of The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT), summarizes …Read More

Children Need Fats to be Healthy

By Jane Sheppard Pay little attention to the pervasive hype about low-fat diets. Children need fats in their diets to be healthy. Healthy fats supply nutrients that are essential for growth and are necessary for energy as well as the absorption and metabolism of some nutrients. Fats are vitally important to the brain, which is …Read More

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Your Child Won’t Eat Your Healthy Meals?

The Biggest Mistake You Can Make and How to Encourage Your Child to LOVE Healthy Food excerpt from Healthy Food and Nutrition for Kids by Jane Sheppard Is your child super-selective in what he or she will eat? Are you worried about your picky eaters getting enough healthy food? Many kids are very selective, and …Read More

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Wonderful Project to Teach Children about Eating Healthy

Healthy Kids Books It’s important to begin teaching children about healthy food at a very young age. Kids begin to form healthy eating habits as young as babies/toddlers. Valya Boutenko is a children’s book author. She writes books that teach children about eating healthy in a fun, inspiring, and engaging way. These beautiful books make great …Read More

Kids and Soda

10 Reasons to Keep Kids Off Soda

10 Reasons to Keep Kids Off Soda 1.  Soda contains zero nutrients, and is high in calories and sugar. Studies show a strong link between soda consumption and childhood obesity. 2.  Soda suppresses the appetite so kids are less likely to eat nourishing foods. Soda drinkers are less likely to get the recommended levels of …Read More

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Growing Up On Chemicals – Our Children’s Toxic Environment

By Jane Sheppard The scientific advancements of industry and agriculture have brought about the manufacture of over 75,000 synthetic chemicals, with a marked increase in the use of highly toxic pesticides in recent years. No matter where we live, our children are repeatedly exposed to these toxins. Most parents are not aware of the serious …Read More

Vegetable and Fruit Juicing Recipe for Kids

While I was in the middle of writing my recent blog post about fruit juice for kids, I had a wonderful conversation with my friend, Shelly. I could hear Nayelli, her 2 year-old daughter, in the background. “I want more juice!” I asked Shelly about the juice and she said she makes her own fresh …Read More