Category: Nutrition

Delicious fruit boat recipes

What I like about summer is the fresh produce – full of flavor and inexpensive! Snacking on fresh fruits and vegetables at this time of year is not only giving our children great nutrition but also exposing them to rich … Continue reading

Daily water goals for kids you should know

I am sure you have heard this recently, especially this summer. What do your kids often drink? Water makes up 60 percent of our bodies so it makes sense we need to drink up during the day. Many of the … Continue reading

What’s the deal with the food label change?

The food label change is official! Back in 2014, I blogged about the proposed updates. Now, it is time for the official introduction! The food label assists the consumer in making an educated decision in choosing a food product. The … Continue reading

Savor the flavor of eating right

When you eat, do you truly savor the food that is going into your mouth? March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM) where dietitians around the country give each other high fives for a job well done. It is the month where … Continue reading

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