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Another Reason to Breastfeed

Why breastfeeding your baby can boost their health later in life.

by: Nancy Ripton

Yet another study is out to tout the benefits of breastfeeding. According to researchers at Washington University in St. Louis young adults who were breastfed for at least three months have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The study also shows that birth weight has implications for children’s health decades later.

Does Hiding Vegetables Help?

Our experts weigh in on whether the stealth approach is the best way to deal with picky eaters

by: Sydney Loney

It’s frustrating when your baby turns her nose up at sweet potato puree, or your toddler pushes his peas and carrots off the plate. But is it okay to hide vegetables, just to get your child to eat them?

Expert Tips For Picky Eaters

Five fun (and surprising!) expert tips to help even the pickiest eaters eat healthy

by: Sydney Loney

Plain pasta with butter? Grilled cheese? Chicken fingers and fries? If these are your child’s three favourite food groups, here are some easy, expert tricks you can try – guaranteed to tempt even the pickiest eater!

10 Ways to Get your Toddler to Eat Healthy

Solutions to help even the pickiest of eaters.

by: Sydney Loney

The toddler years are an important time in your child's development, says Joanne Saab, a registered dietitian and co-author of Better Baby Food. "And because it's a time when children are generally still willing to explore new foods, it's a good time to establish healthy eating habits."

When Can You Add Spice to Baby Food?

If you're worried that your baby's food is too bland, here's when (and how) to start spicing things up

by: Ali Chernoff and Chantel Canessa

When it comes to baby’s first food, the blander the better – at least in those first few months. Here’s a look at some common questions parents have about when to add herbs and spices, and which ones are better for your baby.

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