Hormone-Injected, Super-Sized Backlash: Could Your Family Go
Mad cow disease, meat and milk
afloat with hormones and antibiotics, virulent food-borne illnesses,
super-sized junk meals packing on “diseases of nutritional
extravagance,” heart disease, cancer, diabetes – after
biting into news like this about meat, your favorite down-and-dirty,
fast and healthy chicken breast recipe doesn’t taste
quite so succulent anymore.
Alternatives to Thanksgiving Turkey
Why not try something different
than turkey this year for a refreshing, healthy change? You may
wish to start a new tradition altogether, experimenting with other
entrées such as a gorgeous vegetable lasagna or lavish
vegetable Shepherd's pie.
Calcium Without Cow’s Milk??
Now that your child is done with breastfeeding
or bottles, how can you make sure she’s getting all the
nutrients she needs? We know that children need calcium to build
strong bones. Cow’s milk is a good source of calcium and
a natural choice for many parents. But
can your child get the same amount of calcium without cow’s
milk? The answer is a resounding yes, as long as you know what
to look for.
likes fruity upside-down cakes; why not try the same approach
with vegetables? This casserole, which is fun to make and even
more fun to eat, has quickly become a family favorite.
a Healthy Vegetarian Kid
their position paper on vegetarian diets, the American
Dietetic Association states, "Well-planned
vegan and lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets are appropriate for all
stages of the life cycle, including during pregnancy and lactation.
Appropriately planned vegan and lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets
satisfy nutrient needs of infants, children and adolescents
and promote normal growth."