Diet&Nutrition

Avoiding Harmful Eating During Pregnancy

No time is nutrition more important in a woman's life than when she is having a baby. This time is fraught with worries about getting enough vitamins and minerals and not eating anything harmful. The more we are begging to know about our foods and what chemicals are going in them and on them the more fearful we become as mothers. Transfats, saturated fats, unpasteurized milks, reconstituted corn syrup, genetically modified soy bean, mercury in fish, pesticides on fruits, sugar, salts; it is virtually impossible o understand what a mother should eat. Below is a list of easy to follow rules for avoiding harmful eating during pregnancy: 1. Avoid reconstituted anything: read the labels if you see reconstitutes corn syrup, fruit juice, any ingredient put the product back on the shelf. Reco...

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Diet&Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition for Children

In the age of television and fast food, diet and nutrition for children seems to be severely taken for granted. We are now seeing the effects of fatty foods and a sedentary lifestyle. It is becoming more and more common to see overweight children or obese children. What was once unheard of in children is now a reality so many families live with. Obesity Is The Biggest Risk Facing Kids Today. Obesity or being overweight is a really serious problem, especially for young children. They lead to many unnecessary illnesses, some of which were thought to be adult illnesses only. Heart problems like heart burn or high blood pressure are now being faced by ten year olds or eleven year olds. Type 2 diabetes, often found in much older patients is something not unheard of among children below the ...

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