Category: Nutrition

Checking out on Chobani and other food precautions

Several weeks ago, our oldest son grabbed a Chobani Champion yogurt tube to eat.  After starting, he said, “Eww, Mom, this tastes weird.”  I looked at the sell by date – it was still good 2 weeks out – and … Continue reading

My five bottom line thoughts to combat childhood obesity

Did you know President Obama proclaimed September 2013 as the National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month? During this month, the goal is to build on the momentum and strengthen the trend toward healthier lifestyles for our children and families. The Activities … Continue reading

Three quick breakfast ideas for kids

It’s that time of year – SCHOOL!!  Providing breakfast will set your child(ren) up for success!  Eating breakfast feeds our brain and improves behavior and performance at school, while leading our bodies to a healthy weight. Key ingredients to a … Continue reading

Eating before, during and after sports

Fall Sports have started!  With the warmer weather, hydration during exercise is a focal point.  But, what to eat before/during and after is equally important. How should my child eat before sports practice or game?   Goals of nutrition before … Continue reading

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