Moms’ Burning Questions: Is Pre-Packaged Cheese OK?

I try to stay away from processed and packaged foods, but wrapped American cheese and shredded mozzarella offer great convenience.  Should I refrain from giving them to my toddler on a regular basis? Dairy is one of the 5 food groups featured on USDA’s MyPlate.  Kids love cheese, and this dairy source provides protein, calcium […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: Got Milk?

Is dairy ok to eat? I’ve heard a lot of mixed reviews about milk, and that we should not be drinking it or eating dairy. There is nothing inherently unsafe about consuming dairy products.  Dairy has plenty of nutritional value: calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D, and protein.  The USDA MyPlate recommends three servings of dairy […]

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