Nutrition for Testy Toddlers

Nutrition for Testy Toddlers

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Parenting isn’t easy. Trying to get our toddlers and young children to eat their vegetables can seem impossible. But, throwing up our hands and surrendering to the impulse to give up trying to teach our children healthy eating habits is not an acceptable option. Good nutrition and portion control are some of the most important lessons we as parents can share with our children. Read more »
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March 10, 2015
Healthy Meals for Busy People

Healthy Meals for Busy People

What’s your excuse…? Many of us know we should eat a healthier diet. We may even know what, when and how much to eat to maintain a healthy weight and make sure we are getting the proper nutrients. But…(and there always seems to be a but) our lives are just too hectic. We don’t have time to shop for healthy food. Our schedules don’t leave time for preparing healthy meals Read more »
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January 09, 2015
fabulous FUNGI

fabulous FUNGI

Okay, even if “finish your mushrooms if you want dessert” is not part of the same shared national consciousness as “eat your spinach” or “finish your peas,” it’s time for the lowly mushroom to come out of the shadows and be counted – not as the next best vegetable since Popeye lifted a can, but as a proud fungi, standing on it’s own stem and tipping it’s cap to the Read more »
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January 09, 2015
A Safer Skillet

A Safer Skillet

Nobody wants to deal with stuck on food in our cookware, but what is the cost of the convenience of non-stick pans? What do you really know about your non-stick skillet? Could the release of dangerous fumes be an unintended result to heating your skillet to high temperatures…for example when frying? In 2006, the EPA asked manufacturers of products such as Teflon-coated non-stick cookware, microwave popcorn bags, waterproof clothing and many Read more »
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January 09, 2015
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