Over the course of my daughter’s 14.5 year life, we have had new symptoms pop up every couple years. This year was no exception. She began fainting. It first happened on the beach at 8:00 in the morning. If it … Continue reading
I’m reading a new book titled The Shape of The Eye by George Estreich. What an excellent book! He is the father of Laura, who has Down Syndrome. Feeding issues are present throughout, along with an honest (without being discouraging), factual, … Continue reading
I just read this over at Yahoo Health’s “8 ‘Scary’ Food Myths – Busted!” by David Zinczenko “Nutrition “Scare” #8: Eggs are Cholesterol Bombs! Perhaps the biggest nutrition myth is that eggs are bad for your heart, a fact attributed to the cholesterol … Continue reading
Before and After Photos of my girlie-girl, Natalie Calorie Requirements by Age and Recipe Calorie Counts Feeding Schedule Using 2 Ounce Syringes Unclogging a G-Tube and Attachments Recipes and Other Info
Do you notice when you prepare food how often the instructions say to start with a pan of cold water? Whether it is for boiling pasta, corn, rice, oatmeal, etc. the instructions invariably say to use cold water. I recommend using cold water in my recipes also.
Here is the reason: “All” plumbing pipes can contain lead. It is THOUGHT that HOT water pulls more of the lead from the pipes into the water. Using cold water is THOUGHT to not pull lead from the pipes. However, I use my PUR water filter to avoid the issue altogether. But don’t run hot water through a PUR – it ruins the filter.
So, although it would take less time to boil hot water, use cold, okay?