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Guidelines for Feeding your Baby

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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…

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…

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…

Helping prevent childhood obesity

At every health check up at Frontier Kids Care, we measure your child’s weight and height and plot them on growth charts which also show the BMI for age curves. As our lives get busier and there are more fast food options readily available, we are seeing increased levels of obesity in children

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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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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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Frontier Kids Party Mix

Here’s a healthy option for the holidays, and, well, anytime. Continue reading…

Healthy eating choices for the holiday

My children are home for the long holidays and are eating more than ever. What are some of the healthy choices that I can have available for them? Continue reading…