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18 02, 2021

Listen More. Talk Less.

By |2021-02-19T09:32:13-05:00February 18th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Listen More. Talk Less.

I attended a virtual conference session this week, sponsored by General Mills Big G Cereals, but was not paid for this post. The thoughts and opinions voiced here are my own. It’s really quite simple: ⁣⁣Listen more. ⁣⁣Talk less. ⁣⁣Allow people to be heard.⁣⁣ This was the nugget [...]

15 10, 2020

Greek Yogurt Facts

By |2021-01-13T10:08:14-05:00October 15th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Greek Yogurt Facts

If you enjoy yogurt, there's a good chance you may have switched to Greek yogurt over the past few years. Greek yogurt has taken up more space in the yogurt section of the grocery store of late. It's a great substitute for full fat sour cream and makes [...]

7 03, 2020

Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

By |2020-03-07T12:03:43-05:00March 7th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

It's National Cereal Day, and cereal-makers Kellogg's and General Mills have teamed up to bring awareness to hunger. The two companies have committed to providing 100,000 meals to No Kid Hungry®, a nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they [...]

13 02, 2020

Skip the Food Fight: Teen Nutrition

By |2020-02-13T12:35:53-05:00February 13th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Wellness|Comments Off on Skip the Food Fight: Teen Nutrition

Confession: I let my teenage sons skip breakfast. I am a big fan of breakfast, and I personally usually need to eat first thing in the morning. I'm sure you've heard that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" Maybe it is, and maybe it isn't. [...]

7 02, 2020

A New View on Cereal

By |2020-02-19T21:00:42-05:00February 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|1 Comment

Some of the information in this post was inspired by an educational session sponsored by General Mills but the opinions are my own, and I was not paid for this post. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2015-2016, cereal is the number one breakfast food [...]

6 12, 2017

Your Holiday Guide to Good Eating: It’s Time for (a) Toast

By |2019-06-26T13:50:41-04:00December 6th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Holiday Guide to Good Eating: It’s Time for (a) Toast

Really, your diet just needs to be good enough, not perfect. I have written a lot of nutrition articles over the past 20 years, including some that revolved around staying healthy during the holidays. Many times I've written about food swaps and ways to eat smart at holiday [...]

10 09, 2013

Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

By |2013-09-10T08:00:00-04:00September 10th, 2013|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

Fall tends to be a high-energy time of year. Be ready for it by making sure you get enough sleep and start each day with breakfast! Everything seems to swing into gear in September with the start of a new school year. freedigitalphotos.com While sleep is [...]