Category: Nutrition

Eating healthy while traveling with kids

I say it every year, “Vacation gets easier and easier”.  In other words, as the kids grow, they help more with the planning and work.  These same words hold true for how we eat when traveling. How do you feed … Continue reading

Move over avocado, here comes the chickpea!

Have you ever seen tobacco hang?  A couple family trips included passing these picturesque scenes.  Now, the landscape reflects the decreasing sales in cigarettes, as farmers consider switching from tobacco to chickpea crops!  Sabra, one of the hummus producing companies, … Continue reading

What’s so great about the strawberry?

Living in Troy also means gearing up for Troy’s Annual Strawberry Festival every first weekend in June. Yes, we get the Strawberry painted on our driveway. And, you can find little Strawberry trinkets family and friends have given us over … Continue reading

A dietitian manages her own celiac disease

My pediatric dietitian friend and co-worker, Theresa Taylor, had been experiencing the following symptoms for years – with medical work ups and no answers: GI (stomach) related: reflux and abdominal pain Non GI related: joint pain, tingling in her legs … Continue reading

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