My toddler won’t eat. It’s stressing me out! What can I do about it?
Today, I’m answering a question from a dear friend of mine.
She, like many parents I know, fears that her son is eating too little to grow optimally. She finds mealtimes stressful and is tired of constantly worrying about whether or not he’ll eat.[Read more…] about My Toddler Won’t Eat! Now What?
Today, I’d like to answer a question about vegan supplements for kids. It was sent to me by a plant-based family a few weeks ago.
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Do I need to supplement my kids’ plant-based diets with extra vitamins?
Iron is one of those nutrients that vegetarians and vegans often get asked about.
Generally speaking, vegetarians and vegans tend to have lower blood iron levels than meat eaters. Low iron levels can cause a hoard of unpleasant symptoms and ultimately lead to poor health.
However, ingesting too much iron may come with its own set of health problems.[Read more…] about Iron for Vegetarians and Vegans; Everything You Need to Know
Picky eaters can be a tough challenge to crack.
Most parents feel it’s their responsibility to get their children to eat a large variety of foods, vegetables included.
And from what I hear in my office, most also feel a sense of personal failure when their children only want to eat peanut butter and chocolate chips!
Helping picky eaters enjoy a wide variety of foods can quickly turn into a frustrating process for parents and a stressful one for children.
So in this article, I’ll be sharing some helpful tips that can help your picky eaters expand their palate while keeping mealtime stress to a minimum.[Read more…] about Tips for Picky Eaters; a Dietitian’s Point of View