Archive for 'Kids'

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 [...]

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Reeling in The Facts on Fish Oil Supplements Guest Post By: Lisa Schrader, Dominican University Nutrition Student Does the recent debate on fish oil supplements have you feeling like a fish outa water? The current 2015 Dietary [...]

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Uncover the truths about juicing’s effects on losing weight. Guest Post by: Gabriella Thompson, Dominican University Nutrition Student Is juicing the answer to your weight loss prayers? Will it help remove your extra holiday pounds and [...]

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

Show your pancreas who’s the boss with diabetes-friendly sweeteners: stevia and monk fruit. Guest Post By: Anna Velazquez, Dominican University Nutrition Student   Are you tired of tiptoeing around every birthday cake or after-dinner dessert with [...]

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Tips to help you unwrap the truth about gluten-free Halloween candy and treats. Guest Post By: Molly Hodul, Dominican University Nutrition Student As a parent of a gluten-free child, finding yummy, safe Halloween treats can be [...]

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Top Ten Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Their School Lunch

Banishing Lunch-Box Boredom By: Jodie Shield, RD The first day of school is around the corner.  I’m not sure who is more excited the kids or us moms?  While I love the lazy days of summer, [...]

How To Eat Healthier At Fast Food Chains

How To Eat Healthier At Fast Food Chains

Part III: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Friends, I have to get something off my registered dietitian nutritionist chest: fast food doesn’t really bother me. Of course it’s [...]

How To Eat Healthy on Road Trips

How To Eat Healthy on Road Trips

Part II: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Family road trips – everyone has a story! I remember going on summer vacations with my parents and two brothers. Dad [...]

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

How to Eat Healthier at Concession Stands

Part I: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN When my kids were little, we loved cooling off on sweltering summer days at the swimming pool attached to our health club. [...]

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Learn the rules for playing your child’s favorite summer games.  Third in a three-part series. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my favorite childhood memories was playing four square, with my best pals Lori, Jean, [...]