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  • Nutrient Requirements for Toddlers

    Preschoolers grow and develop in leaps and bounds, and because of this, they need a balanced and varied diet. Of the many vitamins and minerals that are necessary, there are some that we should pay special attention to.

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  • Does your Toddler Drink Enough Milk?

    Canada’s Food Guide recommends that children 2-8 years old consume two servings of Milk and Alternatives every day. Make sure your child is getting the daily recommended servings.

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  • Breakfast and Snacks, Toddler Style

    For energy and nutrients to keep pace with their growing bodies (and curiosity!), toddlers should consume three meals and two to three snacks each day—with breakfast at the top of the list.

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  • Teenagers and Milk Products

    A teenager who eats well is a teenager who performs well. Healthy meals and snacks that include milk products can give them the energy they need for school, sports and other activities.

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  • A Daily Dose of Vitamin D

    Milk is an excellent source of vitamin D, an essential nutrient also often called the sunshine vitamin since it is produced when skin is exposed to UV rays.

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  • Understanding a Child’s Appetite

    Early childhood is a critical period of development. During this time, children develop eating habits that will influence their relationships with food for a lifetime. Toddlers are often picky or refuse to eat altogether, making mealtime a real challenge. But there are practical tips to help children establish healthy eating habits.

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  • Babies and Cow’s Milk: When is Best?

    As a new parent, you might be wondering when you can introduce cow’s milk into your child’s diet, and what type of milk to offer. Here are some answers to your questions based on the recommendations of the Canadian Paediatric Society, Dietitians of Canada, Breastfeeding Committee for Canada and Health Canada.

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