Category: Nutrition
Getting Kids to Eat Veggies

Would You Pay Your Kids to Eat Veggies?

Before you balk at the idea of dishing out greens to get your kids to eat their greens, getting kids to eat veggies by paying them might have some benefits, says science. A recent study published in the Journal of Health Economics proved that providing small incentives doubled the amount of children eating at least one […]

Cranberry Apple Muffins

INGREDIENTS  For the dough: · 3 Tbsp apple juice · 1/2 cup dried cranberries · 3/4 cup butter · 2 eggs (M) · 3/4 cup yogurt · 1/2 cup sugar · 1 packet of vanilla sugar · 1 cup flour · 2 tsp baking powder · 2 small apples · 2 Tbsp walnuts · 1 […]

The FODMAP Diet: What You Need to Know

Being dietitians, many of our friends and family members confide in us with their gastrointestinal (GI) problems. The more we hear about these GI problems, the more we have researched a FODMAP diet. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharaides and polyols. If you’re following a FODMAP diet, you try to […]

Healthy, Homemade Soup in Three Steps

Now that it’s fall and the days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder, it’s the season for soup! Check out our new DIY Soup infographic that shows you how to create a signature vegetable soup recipe that will surely become a family favorite!  You easily determine the flavor output by what you put […]

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The Case for an Earlier Bedtime

With Daylight Savings Time ending last weekend, you might be struggling to get your child’s biological clock sorted out, not to mention that the whole family’s sleep, energy—and mood—could be a bit “off” this week. Regardless of the time change, parents know all too well the struggle that is getting their children to bed early, […]

vegan diet

Why I Chose to Become Vegan

Becoming vegan was never part of my plan. I loved cheese, and chicken was my favorite food… how could I give that up? Over the summer of 2015, I babysat a young girl whose whole family was vegan. She would always show me vegan snacks and foods and we would try them together. To my […]

Should You Try a Cleanse?

Even if you didn’t hear about them during your childhood, cleanses have been around for decades, but they’ve recently have moved to the front of the pack when it comes being used as a diet aid and health strategy.  Many people think that with all of the junk we put in our bodies, we can […]

best fruits for skin

The Best Fruits for Your Face

As we coast further into fall, the weather is getting little crisper, the days getting a bit shorter, and the leaves are changing in many neighborhoods. While there’s a lot we’re already missing about summer—long, lazy days and certain delicious foods—that “summer glow” that emanates from your skin is among them. Fear not because you […]

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