Category: Nutrition

Do sugar substitutes cause obesity?

Sugar substitutes, aka artificial sweeteners, are in so many foods: beverages, ice cream and sugar free cookies. Take a step back and read the food labels in your house.  Do you see any of these (artificial sweetener) words: aspartame, saccharin, … Continue reading

Healthy White Bean Chili Recipe

Do you find that you and your family seem to be always on the run?  Our evenings have been touch and go, which brings us to the dilemma – “What’s for dinner?” What are the key ingredients to a quick … Continue reading

5 easy tips to stay on track with healthy eating

The American Heart Association declared November 5 as National Eating Healthy Day.  The goal is to remind people to eat healthy – along with providing tools in how to do so.   Their initiative leads me to reflect on Dayton Children’s … Continue reading

What do all these teal pumpkins mean?

Keep your eyes open during trick or treat time – for teal colored pumpkins sitting on doorsteps or printed on doors!  2014’s Halloween marks the first year of the Teal Pumpkin Project. Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) started the … Continue reading

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