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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Getting enough fluids daily is important for all children, but when kids drink enough water they drink fewer sweetened drinks, are adequately hydrated, and less likely to gain weight during childhood. AquaBall is … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. BOMB started business in mid 2016 when four veterans joined together to offer the consumer a really strong cup of coffee. They market BOMB coffee as “super caffeinated.” We tried the Original … Read More

Greek mountain tea is a naturally caffeine-free, herbal infusion made from the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the Sideritis plant, which flourishes throughout high elevations in the mountains of Greece. Greeks refer to Greek mountain tea as the Tea of Gods and it dates back to ancient civilization, when Hippocrates, the father of modern … Read More

Binge drinking, having five or more drinks in two hours, is very prevalent in young adults, aged 18 to 24. It is estimated that four out of every 10 young adults frequently binge drink, on average four times a month. Binge drinking is already connected with increased accidents and hospitalizations for alcohol intoxication, but a … Read More

Many parents and school districts have decided that chocolate milk is not a good choice for kids. Milk is the single largest contributor of calcium in the diet of kids in the US and many children, most particularly teenage girls, fall far short of their needed calcium intake each day. Flavored milk – chocolate, vanilla or … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. With all the milk substitutes on the market we were not sure what to expect from Banana Wave Bananamilk. We were pleasantly surprised at the mildly sweet taste, slightly thick smooth consistency, … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Apples and autumn go hand-in-hand so it is not surprising that new to the market are two apple inspired products. Welch’s Apple Orchard Medley Fruit Snacks is one of 10 fruit … Read More

Water is a low cost, no calorie drink that doesn’t have any negative effects on health or weight gain. Drinking sugar sweetened beverages, on the other hand, is known to contribute to weight gain in children. So it makes sense to encourage swapping some of these sweet beverages for water. Providing water at school would … Read More

  We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.   Say Ocean Spray and the immediate association that comes to mind are cranberries. The company is actually a cooperative of growers that began in 1930. Everyone is familiar with cranberry … Read More

GI problems that result in diarrhea and mild dehydration are common in babies and toddlers. Traditional treatment recommends offering pediatric electrolyte solutions. Dr. Stephen Freedman from the University of Calgary, Canada challenged this conventional treatment by recommending diluted apple juice followed by any fluid the child preferred instead of the standard electrolyte replacement drink. He followed … Read More