Category: Nutrition

Help! How can I get my child to eat their veggies?!

Finally, our 4 year old is eating his vegetables better.  If you have been reading my blogs, you know that it takes up to 8-10 exposures for someone to start liking a new food.  We try and try in our … Continue reading

Five tips for healthy Halloween fun

Again, I was reminded that Halloween is around the corner with a friend asking me, “So, what will the boys be for Halloween this year?”  Yep, the leaves are starting to change color and we already started to decorate the … Continue reading

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

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