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Good Sense Eating archive

Good Sense Eating

Kids going raw

Good Sense Eating: Some adults swear by the Raw Food Diet, arguing that once food is cooked, enzymes essential for digestion are gone. But what impact does the diet have on a child’s developing body, and what nutrients should be closely monitored? Comment.

The forbidden fruit

Good Sense Eating: Food restriction is counterproductive, makes forbidden foods all the more appealing, and makes your child want to eat them more. Comment.

Boning up on kids’ health

Good Sense Eating: According to a recent report by the American Academy of Pediatrics, osteoporosis may have its roots in the bone mass acquired as kids. Consuming enough calcium and vitamin D and practicing weight-bearing activity are important for healthy bones. Comment.

Go ahead, play with your food

Good Sense Eating: The next time your little one smears mashed peas all over, you may want to reframe it as a “learning experience.” Also, a recipe for the Swedish comfort food, pea soup. Comment.

Fight colds and flu with foods

Good Sense Eating: One of the most important things you can do is to consume foods rich in probiotics. Comment.

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