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Nutrition

How to ensure vegan baby gets all required nutrients

How to ensure vegan baby gets all required nutrients

Family Health: It is absolutely possible for infants (and children) to get all the nutrients they need from a vegetable-based diet, but it does take some extra thought and planning. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: A recent study found that meals where family members are engaging and enjoying themselves are more conducive to preschool kids approaching and consuming more nourishing foods. Read more…

DIY hot wings and ranch dip recipe

Nutrition: Craving some wings? No need to rush to a sports bar. Here’s how you can make hot wings with ranch dip at home. Read more…

In the ‘Zone’: Initiative helps the Bronx ditch sugary drinks

Nutrition: The Bronx’s Healthy Beverage Zone celebrated its one-year anniversary of reaching out to schools and businesses to get the word out about the dangers of high-calorie drinks and delicious alternatives. Read more…

Reading between the lines: Popular toddler drinks are not healthy

Nutrition: Researchers found that transition formulas and milks, often called “toddler drinks,” are touted as having health benefits but contain powdered milk, corn syrup or sweeteners, and vegetable oil. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Eating a variety of natural foods, playing outside, and avoiding over sanitization can boost our digestive tract, leading to less allergies, asthma, and other inflammatory disease. Read more…

All about aquafaba: Water found in cans of beans makes excellent egg replacement

Good Sense Eating: Aquafaba is a fantastic ingredient for vegans, those with egg allergies, and food waste prevention advocates. Read more…

Lectins: The latest dietary ‘villain’

Good Sense Eating: Beans and whole grains — which mostly enjoy a healthful reputation — are being slammed because they contain a certain group of proteins. Read more…
Self-care: FabULyss has found ways to get started on the road to a healthier, better-looking body, a personal chef service, and more Read more…

Young parent, what’s in YOUR fridge?

Good Sense Eating: Moms and dads share how they feed their kids now and how they plan to serve up healthier meals in the new year. Read more…
Featured Event: Queens Botanical Garden hosts ‘Allergic to Salad’, a farm-to-table cooking experience offering healthy cuisine alternatives Read more…

Be vigilant about food allergies in your children

Allergies: Food allergies in children are on the rise, doubling in the past decade, to the point that one in every 13 children under age 18 has a food allergy. Read more…
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