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Cow’s Milk Causes Iron Deficiency in Children

March 27, 2012


Having healthy blood is particularly important when it comes to the health of growing babies. Although there are different kinds of anemia, the most common form is low-iron anemia. According to the National Institute of Health, staying away from cow’s milk is a good defense to avoid low-iron anemia in children:  …(read more) Advertisements

Easy Vegan Nutrition Check

December 30, 2010


You may wonder how to sift through all the competing facts and fiction to find out exactly how nutritious a vegan diet is. Some sources say that it is low in protein, others say it lacks important vitamins and minerals. Who do you listen to, your doctor? A nutritionist? The health food store vitamin expert? […]

Easily Meeting Your Family’s Nutritional Needs

May 22, 2010


Here is the short version of what you need to know to keep your family eating healthfully:   Make sure that everyone takes a multivitamin and eats at least one hearty serving of protein each day in addition to a variety of fresh produce, vegetables and whole grains. Avoid eating a lot of empty calories […]