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18 04, 2016

Gaming for Nutrition

By |2019-06-26T13:54:38-04:00April 18th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gaming for Nutrition

I caught up with Melissa Halas-Liang, mom, dietitian and founder of the popular children’s nutrition site SuperKidsNutrition.com to ask her about her new free app, FoodLeap and her thoughts on helping kids eat healthier. Can you share with my readers, the new research on incentivizing healthy food choices [...]

18 08, 2015

Back to School with Breakfast

By |2015-08-18T13:41:49-04:00August 18th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Back to School with Breakfast

Breakfast is often viewed as the most important meal of the day. This can be debatable, as it depends on the day, but for school-age children and teens, breakfast truly is important in terms of good health and proper growth. Breakfast is an opportunity to include important nutrients [...]

24 03, 2015

No Really, Dietitians Do Want Kids to Eat Right

By |2015-03-24T19:18:22-04:00March 24th, 2015|Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on No Really, Dietitians Do Want Kids to Eat Right

courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics There's been quite a stir over the past week over the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decision to allow Kraft® to use their "Kids Eat Right" logo on the Kraft Singles® product. Among registered dietitian members, there is not [...]

4 09, 2014

To Snack or Not to Snack?

By |2014-09-04T07:00:53-04:00September 4th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on To Snack or Not to Snack?

I recently read a "Facebook conversation" about children and snacking. I was going to post a comment, but thought - This is not a cut and dry topic, and one comment won't do the topic justice. Hence, today's blog post! The topic was brought up because a local school [...]

6 05, 2012

Which is Better: No Calories, or Some Calories for Breakfast for kids?

By |2012-05-06T08:00:10-04:00May 6th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which is Better: No Calories, or Some Calories for Breakfast for kids?

God bless the Italians for inventing Nutella®, a delicious chocolate, nutty spread. In the 1940s, Pietro Ferrero, a pastry maker and founder of the Ferrero company used hazelnuts, which are plentiful in the Piedmont region of Italy (northwest), to extend the chocolate supply. At the time, there was [...]