Archive for 'Kids'

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife, and spoon! If you, or any of your [...]

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

Go Fish! 5 Tips for Getting Kids to Take a Bite

How to get your kids hooked on fish and lure them toward a lifetime of healthy eating. By: Jodie Shield, RD Is your family eating seafood twice a week? According to the most recent Dietary Guidelines, [...]

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar? These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and [...]

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

For improved eye health, take a closer look at your grocery list. Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Our eyes are one of the most fascinating and complex parts of the [...]

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

Discover why there’s such a buzz about hemp seeds the latest superfood. By: Anne King, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Hemp seeds are a nutritional-powerhouse, but they’ve gotten a bad rap. Here’s the deal. Hemp [...]

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

Get the nutritional scoop on these popular frozen desserts. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Americans love ice cream. On average, we eat about 22 pounds of ice cream per person per year.  But gelato (a.k.a. Italian ice [...]

Talk to a Farmer!

Talk to a Farmer!

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk to a [...]

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

How to Improve the Health of Your Teeth through Diet By: Petya Boyadzhieva, Dominican University Nutrition Student Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are crucial for healthy teeth and gums, but did you know [...]

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

How to enjoy peanut butter without the jelly!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March  is National Peanut Month – time to go nuts and spread the peanut butter love! Kids and adults love peanut butter, and that’s [...]

Can What You Eat Improve Your Tennis Game?

Can What You Eat Improve Your Tennis Game?

Winning Tennis Nutrition is a must read book for all tennis players who want to play better and win more. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Fellow tennis players: How would you like to raise your game [...]