Archive for the 'children' Category

Mar 28 2017

Twenty One Recipes Every One Should Prepare At Least Once

  Learning to cook might seem overwhelming but it does not need to be. Prepare the recipes below from scratch, and you will be introduced to the basic cooking skills you need to make just about anything.   The skills you want to learn  include how to: dice an onion, prepare garlic, separate eggs, beat [...]

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Feb 17 2017

Learn to Cook Six meals by Age Sixteen

Six by Sixteen http://sixbysixteen.me/  wants to teach young people to plan and prepare six nutritious, locally sourced meals by the time they are sixteen years old. It was started as a public health initiative in Ontario Canada and it is a great idea. Those who learn to cook at home will cook when older and [...]

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Jan 16 2017

Not Knowing How To Cook Can Be Bad For Your Health

Published by under children,Family Meals

Teenagers, young adults, and adults, who  do not know how to prepare tasty wholesome, inexpensive food will be forced to rely on readily available, inexpensive, easy options such as fast food, microwave macaroni and cheese, cheap packaged noodles, pizza, and chicken nuggets. Two experts in the field of nutrition Alice Lichtenstein, DSc and David Ludwig, [...]

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Dec 03 2014

FVRx – Doctors Prescibe Fruits and Vegetables to Treat Obesity

Jane E. Brody writes about the exciting  FVRx  food prescription program in her recent  New York Times  blog. In the FVRx program doctors identify children that are over weight, counsels them on better food choices and provides them with a prescription to eat more fruits and vegetables. Along with that prescription comes a voucher to [...]

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Nov 16 2014

For Weight Control Learn to Cook More Fruits and Vegetables

Illness from heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are all related to being overweight. The risk of being overweight has increased because we eat more of our meals away from home (where calories are always greater), and portions sizes are larger.  Less cooking at home and more eating out is linked to meals that contain [...]

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