It's a known fact that having too much stress in your life can cause a whole lot of undesirable effects on your body. Too much stress can cause headaches, migraines, upset stomachs, nausea .. and who knows what other long-term effects this may have on the body. Unfortunately, no one can totally eliminate stress from their lives. Even the pious buddhists monks somehow … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Eat On (10 food items that can help you keep calm)
Got a lot of party leftovers? Or a bunch of fruits and vegetables from the Farmer's Market that need to stay fresh for a salad you plan to prepare in the middle of the week? Here are some ways to store food properly so that the flavors and texture stay intact. … [Read more...] about How to store meat and vegetables
We know the importance of a proper diet, and why kids need the vitamins and nutrients to grow, play, and learn. Unfortunately, our kids don't care. 'I hate spinach!' 'I don't like this food. Yuck!' Or they just simply cry, or sit there at the table without touching anything, until you end up shouting in frustration. Here are some parenting tips on how to end the meal battles … [Read more...] about What to do When Your Child Hates Vegetables
We all need certain amounts of protein in our diets. If you do not eat meat or dairy products, there are other food items which can provide you with the protein that you need. Legumes and grains will do you good. Black beans and rice. Soy beans. Nuts and seeds. You can also have your fill of tofu, which is made from soy. There's tempeh, another soybean product. Cale, … [Read more...] about What are other sources of protein aside from meat?
Is your toddler a picky eater? Join the club. Many parents struggle to get their kids to eat a healthy and diverse diet. However, that becomes almost impossible when every meal ends in screams: 'I just want hotdogs!' or 'I don't like it! Take it away!' However, there's more than nutrition at stake. While doctors say again and again that kids need to get used to … [Read more...] about 7 ways to handle picky eaters