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26 01, 2021

Nutrition Tips for Teens and Young Adults

By |2021-04-21T11:57:03-04:00January 26th, 2021|Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Nutrition Tips for Teens and Young Adults

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the U.S. Department of Agriculture calls for a minimum intake of 1.5 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables for girls 14 to 18 years old and 2 cups of fruit and 3 cups of vegetables for boys in that age group. [...]

29 08, 2017

Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

By |2019-06-26T13:51:15-04:00August 29th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

With school back in session, it's lunch packing season. Now that you have a teenager, you know that the days of love notes and cutting sandwiches into fun shapes for your finicky child are over, but lunch still needs to be enticing enough to eat, and still provide the [...]

18 08, 2016

Bad Moms Go Back to School

By |2019-06-26T13:54:06-04:00August 18th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bad Moms Go Back to School

Usually I post about food and nutrition science, but this week's post is a bit more philosophical. It concludes with some simple tips for back to school nutrition and wellness, so feel free to skip ahead... As a mother of 3 sons who are teenagers and beyond, I [...]