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Understanding Food Labels: Part 3

September 4th, 2014 by

As part of our Understanding Food Labels series, we’ve delved into the significance of the listed ingredients, calories, and % Daily Values on a food label. This third installment digs into some less obvious components of a food label, particularly front of label claims.

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Understanding Food Labels: Part 2

August 13th, 2014 by

In our first installment of Understanding Food Labels we started at the top, and will work our way through the rest of the label in part 2.

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Understanding Food Labels

July 30th, 2014 by

We all have to eat, and navigating through the grocery store is no easy task these days, especially if your child has food allergies or is gluten intolerant. Reading food labels is critical for both choosing healthy foods and avoiding allergens.  This is the first in a 3 part series for understanding food labels.

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Child Safety Week: Pool Safety for Kids

June 19th, 2014 by

June is National Child Safety Awareness Month in the US, and next week, June 23 through 29, marks Child Safety Week in the UK.  Summer brings all sorts of fun, but also a new set of potential dangers for little ones.  This year’s Child Safety Week theme is “Safety: It Takes All of Us”, inspired by the idea of continuous risk reduction.  For many of us, summer means swimming so in honor of Child Safety Week, here are the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s pool safety tips:

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Living Well and Coping with Celiac Disease- Part 2

May 30th, 2014 by

May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and in light of this national observance we have been be sharing tips on managing celiac disease or gluten intolerance.  In Part 1 of Living Well and Coping with Celiac Disease, we discussed the basics on how to eliminate gluten from your diet.  In this edition, we will discuss getting adequate nutrients on a gluten free diet as well as the resources available to help you live gluten free. 

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Signs and Symptoms of Celiac Disease

May 16th, 2014 by

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Mum Mum’s has been discussing exactly what celiac disease is as well as how to cope.  Since it can be complex to discover celiac disease and so many  people remain undiagnosed, here are the signs and symptoms.

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What Is Celiac Disease?

May 13th, 2014 by

In honor of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Mum Mum’s has been discussing how the ins and outs of managing celiac disease.  While great strides have been made in raising awareness for celiac disease, more work still needs to be done. Although there about 3 million celiacs in the US, it’s estimated that another 2.7 million remain undiagnosed.  Yes, more awareness is definitely needed. 

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8 Ways to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

April 30th, 2014 by

More and more studies are showing that early childhood eating habits can affect health status well into adulthood. The earlier you can start instilling healthy eating habits for your family the better, so here are 8 ways to encourage healthy eating habits in your kids:

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Celebrating Earth Day with Kids

April 22nd, 2014 by

Happy Earth Day! Today is Earth Day, a national day to honor Mother Earth while inspiring appreciation and awareness for the environment. The green movement is founded on utilizing methods and products that help preserve our natural resources for generations to come. Kids are no exception to learning green habits and are more than happy to learn new things. Instilling eco-friendly habits in your little ‘greeners’ now will result in conscientious adults; not to mention helping the planet along the way. Whether it is throughout the community or at home, there is no better day than today to start so here’s how to celebrate Earth Day with kids:

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Ask the Expert- PKU Diet and Mum Mum’s

April 11th, 2014 by

For many years, Mum Mum’s has been dedicated to providing healthy, allergen free foods to help keep families healthy. Mum Mum’s has their own registered dietitian, who is also a Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist and celiac who serves as the Mum Mum’s nutrition expert.  Mum’s often have similar questions, so as a new regular feature our blog will answer some of the common questions asked through our Ask the Expert tab at www.mummums.com

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