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To Buy Organic or Not?

To Buy Organic or Not?

How to shop for fresh produce without blowing your food budget. Guest Post By: Laura Chalela Hoover, RDN The reasons to buy organic fruit and vegetables are many. Earlier this month, Organic Authority highlighted five reasons that [...]

Finding a Healthy Balance

Finding a Healthy Balance

How to stay focused during National Nutrition Month! Guest post by: Laura Hoover, RDN March is National Nutrition Month, a nationwide campaign designed to “focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing [...]

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Give me more, please!  Teaching toddlers moderation. Guest Post by: Jennifer Seyler, RDN Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  Our house will soon be filled with my husband’s favorite foods pizza and ice cream – [...]

Help! My Child Will Only Eat One Food

Help! My Child Will Only Eat One Food

Tips for surviving those toddler food jags! Guest Post By Laura Hoover, RD When my son was a baby, he was a great eater. He’d eat pretty much anything I put in front of him. All [...]

Do Kids Really Need Snacks?

Do Kids Really Need Snacks?

By: Jodie Shield, RD Preschoolers have tiny tummy capacities. Teens are eating machines. Three daily meals may not be enough to provide all the nutrients kids require. Because many kids need to eat snacks to help them grow [...]

How to Plan a Fun and Healthy Birthday Party for Your Child

How to Plan a Fun and Healthy Birthday Party for Your Child

  By: Jodie Shield, RD All foods, even cake, ice cream, and candy, have their place in a healthy diet.   That’s the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (www.eatright.org).  Kids can eat anything they want in [...]

Healthy Eating for Families: Supplements for Breast-Fed Babies

Healthy Eating for Families: Supplements for Breast-Fed Babies

  By: Roberta Duyff, MS RD FADA Until solid foods are introduced – preferably at about six months – breast milk can be a complete source of nutrition for infants. However, three nutrients may warrant additional consideration. Ask [...]

Healthy Eating for Families: When Should I Wean My Baby?

Healthy Eating for Families: When Should I Wean My Baby?

  by Roberta Duyff, MS RD FADA Weaning is the slow, gradual process that helps your baby eat and enjoy your family’s foods. The time for weaning is an individual matter for mother and baby. Experts [...]

Healthy Eating for Families: Do You Baby Your Baby?

Healthy Eating for Families: Do You Baby Your Baby?

  By: Roberta Duyff, RD There’s alot to know about feeding an infant and a toddler — and about ensuring a positive eating experience from day one. Check yourself out on these baby-feeding basics. Which infant-feeding [...]