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The Best Prebiotic Foods [Prebiotics vs. Probiotics]

While many people have heard of probiotics, not a lot of people have heard of prebiotics. Prebiotics and probiotics sound similar but have different roles...

The Very Best Iron Rich Foods for Kids, Pregnancy and the Rest of Us

We’ve all heard that we need to get our vitamins and minerals from whole foods, but that can be tough to do. It’s hard...

Get Your Picky Eater to Eat Healthier. Professional Advice from a Registered Dietitian

Parents want what is best for their children, but do not necessarily always know how to provide it. This is especially true when it comes to...

Your Guide to Using and Buying Spices. Plus, Find Out the Health Benefits of Spices

Buying Organic Spices vs. Non-organic Spices: What's Better? Spices are the unsung heroes of many a dish. They bring flavor, they add color and they...

New Health Food Store Opens Up. I Love Seeing All the New Health Food Products

I was over the moon to hear that a Chamberlin's is moving closer to where I live. Not everyone is as lucky to live...

Your Ultimate Guide to Making and Storing Baby Food. Healthier and Budget-Friendly!

How to Make Baby Food at Home Have you wanted to make your own baby food but found yourself asking how to make baby food? It...

Is What Kids Eat Really All That Important?

Children's Health is Affected by What They Eat QUESTION: Is what they eat really that important? Does food really affect children's health? ANSWER: Absolutely, but it...

Is It Safe to Eat Genetically Modified Foods?

The Truth About GMO Safety QUESTION: Is it safe to eat GMO foods? It is hard to tell exactly what you are buying in the produce...

My Child Does Not Drink Milk. What Should I Do?

Is Your Kid Avoiding Dairy? QUESTION: My 2-year-old doesn't drink milk and seems to be avoiding dairy. Other than water, is there a healthier juice...

Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Recipes

Changing how our kids are eating can be tough! This 30-Day Challenge will hopefully change how children are eating in our school and eventually...

Let’s Challenge America’s Kids to Eat Healthier for 30 days

We would like to invite you and your child’s class to participate in a 30-day healthy eating challenge. Why?  By reducing the amount of sugar, refined...

Childhood BMI Can Predict Obesity Starting at Early as 6 Months

Can You Have an Overweight Baby? Up until this study, Pediatricians were told they didn't need to start tracking body mass index (BMI) until 2 years...

Get Your Kids To Make Healthy Choices With Pizza

Looking for Recipes for Kids? Let’s face it, kids love pizza. And parents? Not so much. As a Dietitian, when I think pizza and young children, I...

Let’s Change How We Talk About Food! Advice from a Mom

I’m pretty sure that everyone saw the naked celebrities that certain animal rights groups wrapped in lettuce for their ad campaigns. And I’m not...
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