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September 9, 2019

What is a Carbohydrate?

At the molecular level, carbohydrates are long chains of sugar molecules that are naturally found in grains, breads, fruit, vegetables and milk. They are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Our body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose at...

June 10, 2019

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds are the main sources for dietary fiber. Fiber is beneficial for our bodies because it slows the rate at which food is digested, decreasing the spike in blood sugar after eating. This provides a slower increase and decrease...

May 27, 2019

From our previous constipation post, we discussed what can cause constipation and how to tell if your child is suffering with it. There are a few things that parents can do right away to help alleviate current constipation and prevent it in the future.

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May 26, 2019

Bowel patterns in children can vary, as they do in adults. Your child may have different bowel habits than other children, so learning their normal pattern is important. Most children have 1-2 soft but formed bowel movements daily, however some children may go a few da...

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