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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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Understanding Vegetarian Diets

A vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat or certain animal products, but the types of vegetarian diets can differ greatly. A well planned vegetarian diet can be healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits. Types of Vegetarian Diets Vegans or total vegetarians: Eat only plant foods […]

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Managing Diabetes on a Vegetarian Diet

A vegetarian diet can be helpful in the management of diabetes, and has the potential to offer additional benefits as well. The advantages depend on the type of diet followed, as well as individual food choices. The advantages can include: Better weight management — This is possibly due to the […]