Sunday, May 30, 2010

Getting Kids to Eat Fruits and Vegetables


You want to make sure your child is eating enough fruits and vegetables, but kids just don’t want to go near them.  Some parents resort to hiding fruits and vegetables in kid-friendly foods.  But some nutrition experts feel that if kids don’t know they are eating this good food, they may never make the connection to eat it in the future.

Be sure you are setting a good example by eating fruits and vegetables in front of your child, as children who see adults eating healthy foods are more apt to try them.  But if the only way your picky eater will go near fruits and vegetables is if they are hidden in your family recipes, then try these tips:

Getting Fruits & Veggies into Kids

So...try and keep it fun!  Plus, eat good food with your kids and soon they will be doing it themselves.

Have a great day!

Deborah Mumm
Fruits & Veggies in Capsule Form

Friday, May 14, 2010

ABC Announces Soda can Help Prevent Kidney Stones!

Soda Prevents Kidney Stones???
I highly doubt it.  A kidney stone is usually caused by an increase of acid in the kidneys.  Soda is extremely acidic.  It is so acidic it takes almost 3 days to return your body back to the state it was before consuming the soda.
Here is the article by ABC News....
Soda & Kidney Stones

What is your opinion on this?
Add acid to your body to get rid of a build up of acid??? Hmmm...doesn't make sense to me!

Deborah Mumm
The Allergy Queen
Healthy Environments