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  • Does My Child Need a Gluten Free Diet

    Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye and is harmless for most children - with the exception of celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

  • Vegging Out: Tips on Switching to a Meatless Diet

    Becoming a vegetarian — especially if you've been a lifelong meat-eater — isn't always easy. Your best bet? Switch to a vegetarian diet in steps. A gradual change will give you time to find vegetarian foods that you like.

  • Egg Alternatives

    For some, eggs are off limits due to dietary preferences, restrictions or allergies. And, although relatively low in cost, the price of eggs can rise due to various reasons, including egg shortages caused by a bird flu virus outbreak. In any case, consider integrating egg alternatives as staples in your kitchen.

  • Tips to Keep Your Vegetarian Child Healthy

    Are you worried your vegetarian child is not be getting the necessary nutrients in their diet? Make sure that your child receives enough protein, calcium and iron for optimal growth and nutrition.

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