Archive for 'Nutrition'

Advertising and Nutrition

Advertising and Nutrition

Why educating our kids about advertising is good for their health.  Advertising and Nutrition Watch TV aimed at kids and you’ll see plenty of ads aimed at kids, and many of those advertisements are selling foods [...]

School Lunches

School Lunches

How to pack a school lunch your kids will actually eat. School Lunches Do you find that much of what you send to school for lunch comes home at the end of the day?  Or maybe [...]

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level.  The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]

Eating in Restaurants

Eating in Restaurants

Is family enjoying one too many restaurant meals? Eating in Restaurants With many of us so busy during the day, a meal out in a restaurant can be a welcome relief.  It’s an opportunity to sit [...]

Mercury in Fish

Mercury in Fish

What every parent and pregnant mom needs to consider when it comes to eating fish. Mercury There’s no doubt that one of the healthier foods for families is fish, but even then some fish can contain [...]

Food and Education

Food and Education

How eating the right stuff can help kids learn better. Food and  Education Some times the simplest things can help our children succeed in school. For example a good eight or ten hours of solid sleep [...]

Holiday Food

Holiday Food

 How to help your family maintain a healthy diet over the holiday season. Holiday Food There are some tempting foods in our homes during the holiday season and keeping your family’s nutrition on track can be [...]

Holiday Food Safety

Holiday Food Safety

How to ensure your family doesn’t come down with food poisoning over the holiday season. Holiday Food Safety There are a lot of gatherings over the holiday season, from office parties, to neighborhood drop-ins.  Most of [...]

After School Snacks

After School Snacks

Is after school snacking a bad idea? After School Snacks Does your kid raid the cupboard or fridge the moment school is over?  After school snacking is a must for most kids, and as long as [...]

Halloween Candy

Halloween Candy

 What to do with your child’s pounds of Halloween candy. Halloween Candy So, all year long you work hard at serving nutritious food to your kids and limiting junk food, only to have your efforts sabotaged [...]