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Guidelines for Feeding your Baby

We have recently upgraded our guidelines for feeding babies in the first year of life and have added lots of examples of new foods to try, so read on and have fun feeding your baby Continue reading…

Choose my Plate

Many of us remember learning about the food pyramid when learning about healthy eating. In mid 2011, the USDA  launched a new nutritional graphic, ChooseMyPlate, in an effort to make it easier to make the switch to healthier eating.  MyPlate is a quick, graphic depiction of how to eat, including foods from all five food groups. Continue reading…

Help! I have a picky eater.

Does this look familiar to you? Does your child do this every time  a new food is offered? Don’t worry, many parents experience the same problems. Continue reading…

High BMIs in children

In the US and in here in Trinidad and Tobago, there is an epidemic of obesity in children. This is measured using the Body Mass Index (BMI) – the body weight relative to height squared. Continue reading…

Overweight and Obesity

What is it? Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health.

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Chick Pea/Channa Burger Recipe

A delicious, healthy burger option with much less calories than a traditional burger. Try adding different vegetables or seasonings to make your own version and let us know how it turned out! Continue reading…

Frontier Kids Care Shopping List

Frontier Kids Care has put together a comprehensive shopping list of our favorite items to help you with your drive to living a healthier lifestyle. Continue reading…

Frontier Kids Care Apple Chow

We’ve heard of mango chow, pineapple chow and even portugal chow. Now it’s time to try our delicious apple chow. Read on for the recipe!

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Fun Portion Controlled Lunch Ideas!

Portion control is one of the keys to eating healthily and managing your weight. We have found a great site that uses the Japanese Bento Box idea to put together meals that are appetizing, fun and healthy. Continue reading…

Breakfast – the most important meal of the day

We keep hearing from so many of our children that they don’t like to eat breakfast. But did you know that breakfast is really the MOST important meal of the day.
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