Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Wish you had a dollar for every time you have heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Unfortunately, many of us hear this statement but don’t buy into the importance of a morning meal, because unfortunately breakfast is the meal that is skipped the most! Ever wonder why it is significant? For starters, breakfast begins your day with the nutrition your body Read more »
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November 15, 2013
Nutrition: Before, During and After Breast Cancer

Nutrition: Before, During and After Breast Cancer

Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Cancer, now the leading cause of death throughout the world, according to the World Health Organization, is likely to touch every household. With breast cancer being one of the top five cancers to cause the most deaths each year, women and their families should be proactive and focus on prevention. As a dietitian, I believe choosing healthy lifestyle habits like daily exercise, not smoking, maintaining Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Ed Said to the Rescue

Ed Said to the Rescue

MPB’s “Ed Said,” makes eating and learning about fruits and vegetables fun! Getting young children to eat their fruits and vegetables can be a challenge, at best, and a battle at worst. Sometimes it’s hard to believe that the same child who slurped down your homemade baby applesauce and delighted in learning to pick up and munch on their first green beans, is the stubborn five or six-year-old who now refuses Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Savory Summer Seafood Suppers

Savory Summer Seafood Suppers

By Holly Clegg Beach vacations, outdoor activities and ball games make the kitchen one of the last places you want to spend extra time during the summer months. Fortunately for us, here in the Gulf Coast region, we have access to an abundance of fresh seafood and local indigenous ingredients that can simplify those summer suppers. It’s easy to whip up a recipe with shrimp, crab, crawfish and oysters, with a Read more »
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July 09, 2013
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