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Cow’s Milk Causes Iron Deficiency in Children

March 27, 2012

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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

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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

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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 […]