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Your Top Five Food Questions Answered

October 12th, 2016 | By: Sydney Loney
Worried about when to start solids or how to prevent allergies? We have the answers.
Your Top Five Food Questions Answered

When it comes to what to feed babies and when, a lot of parents worry about doing the wrong thing. “It’s not an intuitive process,” says Dr. Jeremey Friedman, chief of Paediatric Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Here are our answers to five of the most common questions about babies and food.

Rising Allergy Rates

February 21st, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
One in every 13 children has an allergy. Find out why experts believe allergy rates have surged in recent years.
Rising Allergy Rates

It was only a few decades ago that having a kid with allergies in the classroom was an irregularity rather than the norm. Allergy rates have tripled in the past 10 to 15 years in North America, Britain and Australia. It’s now estimated that roughly 15 million Americans have food allergies, and that allergies affect one in every 13 children – that’s roughly two kids in every classroom. The rate of increase is alarming!

How To Make Your Own Baby Food

January 3rd, 2016 | By: Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers
Quick tips and easy recipes for making homemade baby food
How To Make Your Own Baby Food

Introducing solid foods is an important step in your baby's development. While there is nothing wrong with feeding your infant jarred baby food, many parents don't realize that making baby food at home can be quick, easy and less expensive. Here's a look at how to make your own baby food – and why you might want to give it a try.

Easy on the Hot Dogs Mom

October 26th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
New evidence finds that processed meats are carcinogenic.
Easy on the Hot Dogs Mom

We know that it’s difficult to find foods that your kids will actually eat; and when it comes to protein, kids are usually more receptive to processed meats than they are to beef, pork or chicken. Processed meats are easier to chew and have lots of added salt, which plays in favorably with kid’s taste buds.