Category Nutrition

9 Made Simple Categories Of Must-Eat Nutrients For Your Child

Parents want their child to have a great start in life and one way to achieving that is by giving these little ones nutrient packed foods. If you are not sure your child is getting his daily dose of balanced

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Family Recipe: Couscous With Grilled Vegetables, Chicken and Feta

Couscous is quite popular with many Nigerian families particularly in the north of the country, but the food originally is from the North West (Maghrebi) region of Africa. It is a dish of small steamed balls of crushed wheat semolina

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Family Recipe: How To Make American Muffins

Only the sight and yummy taste of freshly baked muffins on the morning breakfast table could be nicer than the sweet smelling aroma of it baking. Muffins are delicious plus they are quick and easy to make, particularly since the

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Baby Recipe: Mango, Banana, Avocado Puree

The combined goodness of three of the most healthy fruits is a sure way to start your child up early on some good nutrition. Mango sometimes called “King of fruits” in parts of the world is not only delicious but

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Baby Recipe: Tropical Mango And Banana Puree

Juicy, tropical mango and banana are gentle on little tummies, making them popular first foods. Pick out ripe, fragrant fruits for this fresh blend. You can make a only banana or only mango puree, depending on your preference. Both fruits

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Baby Recipe: Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet potatoes are one of the most popular first foods for babies, especially among mums who are looking to introduce vegetables early on. The orange- and yellow-fleshed roots are packed with fiber, vitamins A and C, and beta-carotene, but they’re also

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New Research Reveals How You Can Reduce Risk Of Premature Birth

Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually. Premature babies are at higher risk of a range of long-term conditions including visual impairment, developmental delay

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Men Caught Spraying Beans With Insecticide ‘Sniper’ To Be Sold To Unsuspecting Customers

Kudos to every ‘1-minute news reporter’ who make good use of their smart phones to alert the public on the inhumanity of man against man. An Instagram user with handle @farmtour2016 has raised an alarm after he spotted some men

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5 Health Benefits of Giving Your Child Green Peas

Ogbugoh Terundu JOY It it is small, it is round and it is green, sometimes it even comes in the shade of yellow. Many people use it for salad and some for rice,  but this vegetable deserves to be incorporated

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Smoothies: One Fun Way To Get Kids To Eat Veggies And Fruits

 By Assa Adenusi The big question is, “how do you get your kids to eat more fruits and veggies?” Fruits are available with 2 to 3 or more fruits in season throughout the year. I love fruits but with most

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Top 3 Vitamins Your Child Really Needs & Why

Ineh Olisah Experts advise a child really needs these top three vitamins supplements to ensure optimum growth and development as they grow. This is taking into consideration the fact that some kids are picky and most do not eat wholesome

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6 Signs Your Baby Is Ready For Solids

Ireyimika Oyegbami Is your baby ready for solids? Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their babies exclusively without solids for 6 months. While some are able to achieve this, others either include formula feeds or simply formula feed their babies all

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10 Essential Nutrients Your Child Needs & Their Food Sources

Proper nourishment is crucial to children’s rapid growth and development. However, being mothers in a fast paced generation, we get so busy and find it convenient preparing foods with quick prep time, often with the same nutritional value, repeatedly. As

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How to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat Their Fruits & Veggies

For most parents, getting children to settle for healthier options such as fruits and veggies are often a challenge. If your child is a picky eater and you’re having issues getting him to eat his fruits and veggies, trying out these

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CREATIVITY: See How Mum Makes Healthy Food Fun For Toddler

For a lot of parents, getting their children to eat their daily reuirements of food has been a real struggle. To play safe, some parents are stuck with offering their kids the same kinds of foods they are sure will

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3 Ways To Get Your Picky Child To Eat

Top It! Toddlers are into toppings. Putting nutritious, familiar favourites on top of new and less-desirable foods is a way to broaden the finicky toddler’s menu. Favourite toppings are yogurt, cream cheese, melted cheese, guacamole, tomato sauce, applesauce, and peanut

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A MIM Mum’s Recipe: How To Make Oats Cookies

By Faustine Christiansen I just want to share these healthy cookies I made with mothers on this page. It involves using only three ingredients with no added sugar. My son likes to eat them a lot. Not only do they

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Is Your Child Fussy About Food? 6 Tips To Curb Fussy Eating

Do you have a fussy eater in your home? If so, you’ll know the huge amounts of stress that can be caused by seemingly endless arguments at mealtimes, not to mention the wasted time and effort spent preparing meals which

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10 Super Foods For Babies & Toddlers

Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them foods that are packed with nutrients. Super foods are natural foods that are high in nutrients and antioxidants

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