Health

Let Food be thy medicine

Let Food be thy medicine Willows Preschool has a passionate interest in the link between diet and health. Not surprisingly, what is emerging is that …

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omega
Nutrition

Fatty Acids

Fatty Acids You may have heard of omega-3 and 6 essential fatty acids (the body cannot make), but what about omega-9? Omega-9 is a non-essential …

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PROBIOTIC FOODS
Nutrition

Probiotic Foods

Probiotic Foods It’s no secret that a healthy diet is important for a strong immune system. But what you may not know is that the …

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Childhood Obesity
Nutrition

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity It’s no secret that childhood obesity is on the rise. In fact, according to a recent study, the number of obese children has …

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Microbiome
Nutrition

Microbiome

What is the Microbiome The microbiome is the collection of all the microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) that live in and on the human …

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Breast feed
Nutrition

START EARLY

START EARLY A recent study published in the journal Paediatrics may help explain why the link between breastfeeding and preventing obesity is ambiguous. The study …

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Two toddlers picking strawberries at Garsons Farm
Nutrition

Strawberry Picking at Garsons Farm!

Strawberry Picking with Willows! During the change of seasons we absolutely love visiting Garsons farm, where children learn about how fruit and vegetables grow and …

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Nutrition

Nutrition

It is well-established that nutrition plays a critical role in early brain development. Numerous studies have shown that deficiencies in certain nutrients can lead to …

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