Category Archives: Nutrition

Guidelines for Feeding your Baby

Article entered: Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

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

Article entered: Friday, July 29th, 2016

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.

Article entered: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

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

Article entered: Sunday, July 1st, 2012

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

Article entered: Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

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

Article entered: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

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

Article entered: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

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

Article entered: Friday, May 18th, 2012

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!

Article entered: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

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

Article entered: Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

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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