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Your family needs to eat right in order to be healthy. Here you will find articles and recipes for babies, children, teenagers, moms, and dads.

When to Seek Help for my Child’s Eating Habits

  • Last Updated: May 22, 2019

We all want our children to be healthy and happy, but sometimes navigating our children’s food preferences and the time and energy it takes to plan and cook meals can be overwhelming (let alone getting

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Diet and Supplements for Autism: Examining the Evidence

  • Last Updated: December 23, 2018

If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, you may have found yourself exploring or including dietary and alternative therapies as part of your child’s treatment plan. Families of children

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4 Ways to Help Your Picky Eater Try New Foods

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 21, 2019

If you are the parent of a picky eater, you might find yourself thinking, “Why on earth can’t they just sit down and eat!?” It seems so simple. But for our kids who are picky eaters, it’s a whole

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13 Foods to Avoid if Your Child Has ADHD

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 24, 2019

Did you know that doctors have conjectured that certain foods could possibly trigger or worsen attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms? Although research studies are limited when it comes

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7 Foods To Eat If Your Child Has ADHD

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 24, 2019

While managing the symptoms of ADHD can be troublesome as an adult, helping your child manage them can be even more complex and challenging. As a result, I have started to include lifestyle changes like

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The Complete Oil-Free, Low-Sodium Popcorn Guide

  • Last Updated: April 16, 2019

Coming in at only 93 calories per 3-cup serving, popcorn has got to be one of the most ‘worth-it’ snacks for dieters and health-conscious snackers. Don’t be fooled into thinking that a bag of microwave

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5 Ways Pesticides May Harm Your Family

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon
  • Last Updated: March 27, 2019

From asthma to diabetes, Alzheimer’s to cancer, there are a wide range of common diseases that currently threaten public health. Although each of these diseases are caused by varying factors,there

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Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables

  • Last Updated: January 2, 2018

It’s time to introduce your family to its newest member. These balsamic roasted veggies will take up permanent residence at your dinner table once you discover how quickly they’re devoured each and

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Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin C

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 1, 2019

Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient without which, our bodies would not be able to function properly. Unlike some other vitamins, our bodies are not able to store vitamin C—so regular intake of vitamin

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Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin A

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 1, 2019

Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient, and researchers see devastating consequences of vitamin A deficiency, especially in lower income countries, according to the report Global Prevalence of Vitamin

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Vitamin B12: Benefits, Sources, and Deficiency Risks During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 2, 2019

If you’re pregnant, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, or you’ve recently given birth, you’re likely aware of the essential vitamin folic acid—also called folate, or vitamin B9. Studies show that

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10 Foods You Should Be Eating During Pregnancy

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 2, 2019

Congratulations! Pregnancy is exciting and exhilarating. For some women, it can also bring endless aches, pains, nausea and fatigue—and concerns about your child’s future. Well, your child’s future

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Delicious Pumpkin Sweet Potato Soup That’ll Make You Fall for Orange

  • Last Updated: January 21, 2018

Pumpkin is a favorite food in the fall and year-round. But be careful—don’t settle for the pumpkin-flavored, pumpkin-spiced, pumpkin-infused commercially available products to get your pumpkin fix.

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My Baby Won’t Take a Bottle. What Should I Do?

  • Last Updated: March 19, 2018

Question: My breastfeeding baby won’t take a bottle. What should I do? Answer by Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett MD.

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5 Foods That Are Affecting Your Child’s Mood

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: March 31, 2019

by: Krista Hillis B.A.Sc Psychology and Neuroscience We often view mental health issues as an ‘adult’ problem, but the unfortunate reality is, children also suffer from mood disorders and other

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