The Turkey and Tryptophan Myth | Foodfacts.com
Well, here we go again. Foodfacts.com has noticed that tryptophan is discussed extensively, especially over the holidays.
Although many people blame the tryptophan in turkey for their post-meal drowsiness, this is not really an accurate connection. Tryptophan is an essential amino acid (which means our bodies can’t make it and we must get it from our diets) and it’s found in many foods, including turkey and other meats, wheat, dairy and more. (more…)
Children and Autism | Foodfacts.com
Foodfacts.com has come across an interesting news item of interest to parents of autistic children concerned about the much-discussed and speculated dietary-nutrition connection. On November 15th, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), North America Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and Autism Speaks hosted a one day symposium of researchers, clinicians and pediatric specialists to address GI symptoms seen in children with autism spectrum disorders. (more…)
Children and Food Allergies | Foodfacts.com
Which food allergies are not commonly outgrown?
Foodfacts.com has encountered an interesting news item that some food allergies are less commonly outgrown than others, and these include peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. (more…)
Helping Kids Eat Healthy | Foodfacts.com
Lots of families have a common problem. The little ones just don’t want to eat what’s good for them. But kids need the correct amount of nutrition every day, especially during those tender years when their bodies and minds are still growing and developing. (more…)
Turkey or Chicken Soup With Lemon and Rice
A Recipe for Health
Foodfacts.com discovered a comforting soup that is inspired by a Middle Eastern chicken soup. It’s great with or without leftover turkey — don’t hesitate to pull turkey stock from the freezer and make it with just vegetables and rice. (more…)