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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 […]

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Vegan Meal Planning

People who follow a vegan diet can get all of the required nutrients and meet their caloric needs each day by doing some research and planning meals ahead of time.  Consider these meal and snack ideas to get you started. Breakfast ideas: Oatmeal made with ½ cup oats, topped with […]

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Understanding Vegan Diets

Vegans eat only plant foods, and these include fruits, vegetables, legumes (dried beans, peas, and lentils), grains, seeds and nuts.  People who follow a vegan diet do not eat any animal products or animal bi-products, including eggs, dairy products and meat.  It is important for people who follow a vegan […]