Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin” is a fat-soluble vitamin that is needed by children and adults for growth and good health. It is well known for its essential role in bone formation and maintenance, by helping our body take in the calcium and phosphorus from our diet. Without vitamin […]

Vitamin D, why now?

Are you looking for some NEW healthy, tasty breakfast ideas for the whole family? How do pancakes, muffin, chocolate oatmeal and yogurt parfait sound? I am very happy to see in social media that many friends, while sheltering in place, are being creative with food and trying new recipes. We […]

Breakfast inspiration

  Magnesium is one of the most important elements in our body along with sodium, potassium and calcium. It is a cofactor, or else “a helper”, in more than 300 enzyme systems! It facilitates biochemical reactions that occur every instant in our cells for the production of energy, DNA and […]

Magnificent Magnesium

The World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life (hang in there…!). The best time to introduce solids varies for each child according to their readiness and should be after 17 weeks (4 months) and sooner than 26 weeks […]

When and how should I introduce solids to my baby’s ...

Out of 41 different diets, the Mediterranean diet was voted No. 1 in 2019 by a panel of health experts1, with the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)falling to No 2. Meanwhile, other popular diets, including the Ketogenic and the Paleo diet moved toward the bottom of the list. […]

New Year’s Resolution: Follow the diet voted as No. 1 ...

  You have probably been reading about the different types of diets and the field can be confusing, there are a lot out there! The ketogenic diet, the low fat diet, the low carb diets and lately intermittent fasting. So which one is the best to follow to achieve a […]

Which diet is best to follow to improve your body ...

Carrot-grape Chewy bars Homemade Veggie-Fruit Bar rich in Vitamin A, that add up some calcium to your diet too. Ingredients 180gr green grapes 250gr carrots, skin and tips removed, chopped in slices 180gr full fat 5% Greek yogurt 150gr feta cheese ½ cup whole or 2% milk 130gr all purpose […]

Carrot-grape Chewy bars

Spinach-Almond-Banana Muffin© (Carb equivalent to 1 slice of bread, no refined sugar)   Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 20 min   Ingredients ·        100gr (3/4 cup) almond meal ·        190gr (1 ½ cups) all purpose white flour (or you could do half ground oats half white flour to get […]

Tasty Green Muffin for a snack, the children at the ...

You have probably heard that we need to consume foods high in omega-3 fatty acids and sometimes even supplements. Let’s start with the basics. What are they? They are essential fatty acids that our organism can NOT produce in the quantities needed, therefore needs to take in through food. They […]

Are you taking in enough omega-3 fatty acids? Why and ...

A healthy and balanced diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding is essential in order to build the foundation for an enhanced immune system and to protect against many chronic diseases, including obesity. The number of fat cells each one of us has is determined during infancy, early childhood and adolescence. Reaching […]

How much protein is enough for infants? Is it protective ...