Category: Nutrition

5 tips to stop overeating

I have had several parents recently ask me this question: “How can I help my child stop overeating?” From what I am hearing from these parents, their child does not know their satiety level, or when they are full from … Continue reading

How to teach your kids to read food labels

Our oldest, Patrick, is studying the digestive system in school.  One of the last school projects is to create a sample fast food meal, complete a nutrient analysis (simple at this stage – looking at the food labels) and evaluate … Continue reading

8 tips to eat healthy while camping

Do you camp? A cabin is how far I go with camping.  But, maybe this season we will glamp with a friend and her family who camp in their RV. Since I don’t have firsthand experience with camping and cooking, … Continue reading

Should I be concered about botulism?

Did you hear of the botulism outbreak at a church potluck in Lancaster, Ohio April 19th? Such an outbreak surprises me since foodborne botulism is rare and related to canned food. Unfortunately, the culprit was indeed canned potatoes used in … Continue reading

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