Healthy Eating for Kids

January 10, 2014

QualityCateringTV Channel

 

ehowhealth Channel

Quick breakfast ideas for little and big kids
• Cold cereal (lower sugar kind) and milk
• Eggs – boiled, poached, scrambled in a wrap
• French toast, waffles, or pancakes (whole grain kind) + fruits
• Fruit smoothie with favorite fruits, yogurt, milk
• Hot cereal _ oatmeal, cream of wheat + milk, fruit
• Leftovers (quick) I love cold veggie pizza
• Sandwich — grilled cheese, P&B and jelly, or meat and bread
• Whole-grain toast, bagel, or English muffin with cheese
• Yogurt + fruit ,nuts, crunchy cereal like Grape Nut

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Pregnancy Nutrition

January 9, 2014


From Aptaclub Ireland channel

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Seafood high in mercury:

  • Swordfish
  • Shark
  • King mackerel
  • Tilefish
  • Limit to 8 -12 ounces of seafood a week:
  • Shrimp
  • Crab
  • Canned light tuna (limit albacore tuna, chunk white tuna
  • and tuna steak to no more than 6 ounces, or 170 grams, a week)
  • Salmon
  • Pollock
  • Catfish
  • Cod
  • Tilapia

Raw, undercooked or contaminated seafood

Undercooked meat, poultry and eggs

Unpasteurized foods- milk, cheese

  • Brie
  • Feta
  • Camembert
  • Blue cheese
  • Mexican-style cheeses,
  • such as queso blanco, queso fresco and panela
  • Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables

Avoid large quantities of vitamin A

  • Portion control liver intake

Excess caffeine – less than 200 milligrams a day
(~2-8 oz cup of coffee)

Avoid alcohol all together.

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Anemia and Food Treatment

January 9, 2014

Howdini Channel

 

Iron Rich Foods:
• Beans and Pulses (White Beans, Lentils)
• Beef and Lamb (Lean Tenderloin)
• Dark Chocolate and Cocoa Powder
• Dark Leafy Greens (Spinach, Swiss Chard)
• Liver (Pork, Chicken, Turkey, Lamb, Beef)
• Mollusks (Clams, Mussels, Oysters)
• Nuts (Cashew, Pine, Hazelnut, Peanut, Almond)
• Squash and Pumpkin Seeds
• Tofu
• Whole Grains, Fortified Cereals, and Bran

Caution: foods components that can decrease iron absorption:
• Tannins and polyphenols in tea, coffee, and cocoa
• Calcium in dairy products and fortified foods
• Phytates in legumes and whole grains

Hint: ways to increase iron absorption:
• Eat plant source iron along with animal source iron improves iron absorption.
• Eat vitamin C rich foods such as in fruits and vegetables to boost iron absorption.
• Use your grandma’s iron skillet to cook your food.


From Barbara Mendez Channel

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Dr. Josh Axe Channel

 

Study.com-Science of Nutrition Channel

 

 

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Vitamin A Health Benefits

January 9, 2014

James Mahoney Channel

Healthguru Channel

 

Top Food Sources for Vitamin A
#1: Liver
#3: Sweet Potatoes
#4: Carrots
#5: Dark Leafy Greens
#6: Butternut Squash
#7: Dried Herbs
#8: Lettuce
#9: Dried Apricots
#10: Cantaloupe

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