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Lynley Vickers What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Lynley Vickers Allergies and babies’ safety when starting solids are amongst parents’ most common concerns. Katja answers your commonly asked questions in the third part in our Starting Solids series. This series explored the many aspects of feeding your baby, from tasting first foods through the first year. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of...

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Things you can do with a Pumpkin What's Cooking?

Shana Eaton, USA Fun things you can do with a pumpkin. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. In the USA, fall is all about pumpkins—everything is pumpkin flavored, from soup to coffee. Shena gives some ideas about how to make use of a bountiful seasonal harvest. Pumpkins have so many uses...

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Emma and Lynley by Melissa Vickers What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Emma and Lynley by Melissa Vickers The second part in our Starting Solids series. This series explores the many aspects of feeding your baby, from tasting first foods through the first year.  Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. Part two: How to offer first foods to your...

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Belle Verdiglione What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Belle Verdiglione The first in our Starting Solids series. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. This series will explore the many aspects of feeding your baby, from first tastes through the first year.  When to start offering foods to your baby Ask most moms,...

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Messes, Mayhem, and Memories—Cooking with Young Children What's Cooking?

Melissa Clark Vickers, Huntingdon, Tennessee USA Cooking with young children: making messes, mayhem, and memories. From infancy on, children need loving guidance which reflects acceptance of their capabilities and sensitivity to their feelings. I’m not a gourmet cook by any means, and neither am I in danger of ever being offered my own cooking show, but I do enjoy cooking—especially with someone to keep me...

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Anna Boandarieva What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Anna Bondarieva Eating well during pregnancy and iron requirements. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. Many of the pregnant women I see have questions about how much iron they should be getting from their diet. Why the fuss about iron? Basically, because a lack...

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Eating Well during Pregnancy: Pregnancy Weight Gain What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photos: Steph Willetts Eating well during pregnancy: pregnancy weight gain. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. When you first found out you were pregnant, did you have an idea of how much weight you might gain, and why? Did you ever worry about whether you were gaining too...

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Eating Well during Pregnancy: Coping with Morning Sickness Nausea What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Morning sickness nausea Most women have some “morning sickness” during their first trimester of pregnancy, and it can be really unpleasant. Getting up in the morning to go to work or to care for other children can be torture, as you battle waves of nausea. And for some of us, the nausea is not limited to mornings, so days can feel...

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