Nutrition & Recipes

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Brain Child

By Nancy Gottesman Remember how your ob-gyn (and every pregnancy-related magazine and book you read!) stressed the importance of your diet for your fetus’s brain and neural development? Well, now…
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Mindful Meals

By Victoria Riccardi These recipes aren’t just quick, easy, and totally toddler-friendly. They’re also filled with nutritious ingredients that’ll help boost your child’s brain development. Who’s hungry? {pagebreak} Green Monster…
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Brainy Breakfast Guide

By Nancy Gottesman Kids who eat a healthy breakfast are more alert, behave better, and have fewer mood swings. These three brain-boosting meals make it easy to set up your…
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The Benefits of Organic Food

By Nancy Gottesman Now that you have children, you probably give more consideration to the food you bring into your home. Is it nutritious? Is it kid-friendly? Is it safe?…
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Healthy Toddler Eating

Big Kid 4–5 years By Alexa Joy Sherman In the five years since I had my son, I’ve been pretty (perhaps too) relaxed about his diet. I don’t always buy…
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Got Calcium?

By Nancy Gottesman Most of us know that calcium is essential for developing strong bones. During toddlerhood, your child’s body uses this vital mineral to build teeth and bones—a process…
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Undercover Vegetables

By Nancy Gottesman Having trouble getting your toddler to eat his veggies? Unfortunately, so are countless other parents: In the United States, 20 percent to 25 percent of children up…
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