Category: Nutrition

A new spin on school lunches

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new regulatory requirements for the nutrition standards under the rules for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.  I reviewed the new changes and I must say, … Continue reading

Four tips for a healthier breakfast

Would you let your child eat ice cream for breakfast?  How about a candy bar?  Most parents would never allow their child to eat such sugary foods for the most important meal of the day.  But did you know that … Continue reading

How to thaw a turkey

Last Thanksgiving, I decided to make my own turkey.  Usually, my sister makes it for our family Thanksgiving meal.  But, this year, my family was hoping for turkey leftovers.  While holding my 12 pound frozen turkey in the check-out lane, … Continue reading

Benefits of breastfeeding

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. As many women enter pregnancy, the question often arises of whether they should breastfeed or not. Many soon to be moms have questions and concerns about what is best for their baby. However there … Continue reading

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