Nutrition in the news

Weleda Baby Care

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I love to put together a basket of my favorite things for new parents. I burn mixed cds of fun and relaxing kids music (yes, I was one of those people in college who loved…

Kick a Cold – Vitamins

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To wrap up the Kick a Cold series, we must talk a little about vitamins. We’re not going to spend a lot of time talking about vitamins, because for the most part I don’t believe…

Kick a Cold — Kids sinus rinse

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My 4-year old woke up snuffy and with a dry cough this morning. “Mommy,” he asked, “can I have some nose medicine?” First, I’m so proud of him for asking for a remedy that he…

Got Milk?

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Earlier this week, the Breast Cancer Fund released an overview of current research on the causes of early puberty — a phenomenon affecting American girls. While the report listed a number of potential influences, including…

Popcorn: a perfect snack

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 I love popcorn. When faced with a freshly-made bowl, I can never stop myself from cramming large handfuls at a time in my mouth, as if someone will take it away before I’m finished. This…