Tag: nutrients

Healthy Eating, Nutrition and Health

Supporting the Immune System

The immune system is a complex set of cells that work together to defend the body from foreign pathogens. All cells require all nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and adequate protein and calories. Immune cells are highly active, and rely especially upon a balanced diet filled with these nutrients. The Dietary […]

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Choosing Healthy First Foods

When babies start eating solid foods around 4 to 6 months, they are still getting most of their nutrient needs from breastmilk or formula. However, the nutrition of their first solid foods is still important! The first two years of life are a key time for growth and development, and […]