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5 Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Veggies at Lunch

5 Tips For Getting Kids to Eat Veggies at Lunch

October 14-18 is National School Lunch Week. By Jodie Shield, RD Last year was the roll out of the new and improved school lunch.  Thanks to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, all lunches sold as part [...]

Should Kids “Veg” Out?

Should Kids “Veg” Out?

October is National Vegetarian Month! By: Jodie Shield, RD More kids are saying no to meat and going green – they’re eating vegetables!  But is a vegetarian diet OK for kids? If your child wants to [...]

How To Get Your Family To Eat Breakfast

How To Get Your Family To Eat Breakfast

Beat-the-clock breakfast tips! By: Jodie Shield, RD Daycare, school, work – for today’s busy families, the morning rush hour is about more than traffic.  Everyone is in a mad dash to finish homework, brush their hair [...]

How to Raise a Veggie Lover

How to Raise a Veggie Lover

Tips for getting kids to eat their vegetables! By: Jodie Shield, RD The number one question parents ask me is, “”How do I get my child to eat vegetables?”.  So this week, I wanted to give you [...]

Kids Eat Right!

Kids Eat Right!

A website that helps families shop, cook and eat right! Do you have kids or grandkids ranging in age from newborns to teenagers? If so, you have got to check out one of my favorite family [...]

Hungry or Satisfied? Rate Your Appetite

Hungry or Satisfied? Rate Your Appetite

Use a hunger scale to help you and your kids learn when to put down that fork! By: Jodie Shield, RD   Hunger Games. Kids and adults play them all the time. You know what I [...]

Top 5 Beat-the-Clock Breakfast Tips

Top 5 Beat-the-Clock Breakfast Tips

Rise and Shine It’s Breakfast Time! By: Jodie Shield, RD   Did you know that on any given day 20 to 30 percent of kids skip breakfast?  This is unfortunate given that breakfast really is for [...]

Is Your BMI Over Rated?

Is Your BMI Over Rated?

By: Jodie Shield, RD Just when everyone was making their New Year’s resolution to lose weight, a new government study came out reporting that people who are moderately heavy (30 or so pounds above a healthy [...]

Body Fat Scales – Do They Really Work?

Body Fat Scales – Do They Really Work?

By: Jodie Shield, RD Many of you have asked me what I think about body fat scales – are they accurate?  What’s the best one to buy?  Do they really measure body fat?  Well I confess: [...]

Can’t Stand Vegetables? You May Be Bitter-Sensitive

Can’t Stand Vegetables? You May Be Bitter-Sensitive

By: Jodie Shield, RD For generations, kids have tried to convince their parents that vegetables taste bad. According to a new study, they just might be right. Researchers have discovered that there really is a “picky-eater” [...]