Category: Nutrition

The truth about artificial sweeteners

If you have explored the variety of sweeteners on the market, you will agree – there are many!  What are they? Why do people use them?  Are they safe?  What are sweeteners? Artificial sweeteners: These can add 0-5 extra calories … Continue reading

How I became a Brussels sprouts lover

If you didn’t know – I didn’t like Brussels sprouts.  Well, after trying them again, almost one year later, I changed my mind!  I ordered the Brussels sprouts from the Fresh Fare here at Dayton Children’s – AND, they were … Continue reading

Top health family apps for 2014

As I look back through the year’s blogs, I find helpful tips for the New Year: Start your day with a healthy breakfast. It can take up to 8-10 exposures of a new food for anyone to like it. Practice … Continue reading

Eliminate trans-fats? What does THAT mean?

Did you hear the latest from the FDA??  On November 7, 2013, the FDA announced that trans-fats were no longer generally recognized as safe (GRAS).  The 60 day comment period to gain feedback from consumers and industries begins. What does … Continue reading

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