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Let’s talk about: Lemons

lemons

Lemons are so versatile, and not to mention so delicious. They contain high amounts of the water-soluble vitamin C, which is an antioxidant that helps boost our immune system and reduces or neutralizes the formation of free radicals. A balance between free radicals and antioxidants is necessary for proper physiological function. Free radicals (or ROS) are molecules that need an unpaired electron, thus, they take an electron from a healthy cell to become stable, which in turn makes the healthy…

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Let’s talk about: How to get our children to eat and be interested in healthy food?

Early childhood is a critical time for establishing food preferences and dietary habits. The food and drinks children eat should provide them with the nutrients needed for growth and brain development as well as feeling good in their bodies on a daily basis. The bottom of line is; be a good role model yourself and eat those fruits and veggies. Prepare vegetables at dinner and have them around the house so the kids get familiar with them. It’s all about slow…

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