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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-14-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By JonesiesGirl
If it is from a beta carotene source I would...

If it is from a beta carotene source I would think it is okay? I'm no expert but I have read that the retinol source is the problematic one. I think this is why it's not recommended to eat liver and...
Forum: Family Safety   06-14-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Thank you so much for those tips! I've heard...

Thank you so much for those tips! I've heard good things about the Britax seats as well. The Britax First Class Plus looks really great. We're short people so I am not too concerned about legroom...
Forum: Family Safety   06-11-2013, 09:12 AM
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Views: 109
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I'm car-free in the UK and expecting my first in...

I'm car-free in the UK and expecting my first in November. We would like to get a safe car seat to use in taxis or rental cars. The situation in the UK is most people seem to use infant seats and...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   06-07-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I don't believe in the concept of superfoods as...

I don't believe in the concept of superfoods as such. I eat lots of fruits, veggies, and whole grains, and I get what I need from that. I do think it's a bit strange that the author of this article...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   06-05-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I think it's lovely! I read that they no longer...

I think it's lovely! I read that they no longer give away bottles and dummies, and that breastfeeding rates are now higher. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Meal Planning   06-05-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By JonesiesGirl
We love foil packet veggies. Mix up some sliced...

We love foil packet veggies. Mix up some sliced veggies in a packet of aluminium foil. Add minced garlic, salt, pepper, whatever herbs and spices you like. Lemon juice or salsa could also work. We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Well, in a hypothetical grain-free vegan diet, I...

Well, in a hypothetical grain-free vegan diet, I think the majority of the calories would come from higher calories root veggies like potatoes and sweet potatoes. These do have a fair bit of protein...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-21-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
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Quote:Originally Posted by contactmaya http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-21-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
But lots of vegans are ethical vegans who don't...

But lots of vegans are ethical vegans who don't care about their health and eat lots of vegan junk food.

There is absolutely no requirement for vegans to eat grains at all. Some vegans eat a diet...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-20-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-09-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 654
Posted By JonesiesGirl
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Quote:Originally Posted by mightymama1976 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-06-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 703
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by momma,mia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382379/confused-by-best-diet/20#post_17348932)

Just getting...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-06-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I'm not much help on the cooking for 80 issue,...

I'm not much help on the cooking for 80 issue, but I will share my quinoa salad method (it's not specific enough to be a recipe) in hopes that that helps you. :)
 
For reference this amount of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-02-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
A couple of interesting points here. Salad is...

A couple of interesting points here. Salad is not a meal at all. Salad plus some plain rice, bread, or a baked potato would be a meal. Whether you should be providing a meal is another issue, but...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-01-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 127
Posted By JonesiesGirl
All of my ideas are full of healthy carbs. Not...

All of my ideas are full of healthy carbs. Not sure if that will work for you?

Rice cake or apple with (tiny bit of) peanut butter
Oatmeal porridge
Steamed new potatoes (could make these ahead...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-27-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,697
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I have to say that the behaviour of your guests...

I have to say that the behaviour of your guests sounds pretty strange to me. Especially considering all the trouble you went to to provide them with vegan food! As a vegan/someone on a special diet...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-27-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 703
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by EchoSoul http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382379/confused-by-best-diet#post_17341565)

Bread and pasta...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-22-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Here is a website with lots of information about...

Here is a website with lots of information about dietary fats and so forth: http://www.drmcdougall.com/med_hot_vegetableoils.html
 
As a quick summary, I follow Dr. McDougall's recommendations and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-17-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pek64 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-16-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By JonesiesGirl
It depends on what you need a substitute for....

It depends on what you need a substitute for. There's no need for adults to drink milk products at all, and a lot of people think it's a bad idea to drink animal milk or plant milks. Personally I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By JonesiesGirl
As an American living in the UK I would consider...

As an American living in the UK I would consider the Daily Mail to be of similar quality to Fox News. It is a tabloid but a lot of people do get their news from it. I go there to look at pictures of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-11-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By JonesiesGirl
I don't know anything about blood type diets but...

I don't know anything about blood type diets but as someone who follows a specific subset of a vegan diet I can say that I would suggest keeping a comprehensive food diary for a week or two at least...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-11-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By JonesiesGirl
Quinoa is botanically a seed, but from a...

Quinoa is botanically a seed, but from a macronutrient perspective it's a grain. It's lucky she can have rice and quinoa, they are both versatile and highly nutritious options! I think you can even...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-10-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 262
Posted By JonesiesGirl
They definitely can be washed but on gentle...

They definitely can be washed but on gentle cycle for sure. My DH has the toe socks and he loves them but I imagine they wouldn't work for many women due to the size. DH who wears a US men's size 9...
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