Archive for July, 2011

Supplementing With Cow’s Milk

Jul 04, 2011 No Comments

Cow’s milk is a great drink for little cows and older humans, but it just doesn’t have the right mix of nutrients for human babies. It contains more salt (much more) and protein than breast milk or commercial formula, and these excesses put a strain on young kidneys. It is also lacking in iron.

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Home-Prepared Baby Foods

Jul 02, 2011 No Comments

Not pressed for time? Feeling motivated? Like the idea of doing it yourself? While commercial baby foods are better than ever, preparing your baby’s meal from scratch—some or all of the time—is a wonderful option. Just be sure to follow these guidelines:

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4 Important Nutrients For Menopause

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

Vitamin E. Considered useful in alleviating hot flashes and thought to offer some heart protection although a recent study showed that 400 IU of vitamin E taken twice daily reduced hot flashes just slightly more than the placebo. Although some foods, such as nuts and seeds, egg yolk, and wheat germ contain vitamin E, you’ll […]

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