Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'child health''

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

Celebrate “Lazy Day” without the jitters with these caffeine-kicking tips. By: Ian Cook, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Have you ever been so wired on caffeine that you can’t relax? You may have a busy [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Watermelon Fruit Bowl Salad

Get your melon baller rollin’ and celebrate National Watermelon Day! By: Jodie Shield, RD Watermelon reminds me of the lazy, carefree days of summer. One of my fondest memories is sitting in the backyard at a [...]