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Feb 05, 2010

H is for Healthy Diet Kids Book teaches kids about the fun of eating healthy food!

I just read a very colorful  little book called, "H is for Healthy Diet" by Keith Turner.This mini book is packed with good information and tips about healthy eating and why it is important.  It is great book for older kids to read for themselves.  I t...
Feb 01, 2010

Six misleading food claims to watch out for when shopping for healthy foods.

I just read an article that talked about the misleading claims on food packaging.  This was a hot topic at the Childhood Obesity Conference last June because marketers are finding ways to make their brand sound really healthy! When in fact, their claim...
Jan 29, 2010

A new study indicates showing parents the menu calories can fight childhood obesity.

A new study published in Pediatrics was conducted using McDonald's menus.  The research showed that when parents were provided with calorie information, they chose foods that were about 100 calories less per meal.   The study surveyed 99 parents of 3-6...
Jan 08, 2010

Throw out the diet resolution and teach kids to make healthy choices and be active.

This is that time of year where everyone is making New year resolutions and for many, losing weight will be their resolution.When we tend to focus on a "losing weight" goal, it usually means some extreme restrictive diet that makes us feel like we are ...
Jan 01, 2010

Happy New Year from Nourish Interactive

Just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! It is hard to believe that another year has rolled by. We believe that the best way to fight childhood obesity and keep our kids healthy is through early fun nutrition education. We thank...
Dec 21, 2009

Fun Christmas activities for the kids while you get ready for the holiday.

It's almost Christmas and we have fun activities to keep the kids busy while you get ready. Kids can play our free nutrition game Chef Solus and the Food Pyramid Adventure, our kids' healthy games online, read a nutrition story about Christmas, or  en...
Nov 25, 2009

Fun Nutrition Games help Kids love healthy eating!

It's Thanksgiving tomorrow and the kids will be home from school for a few days. If the kids are home and playing on the computer, video or watching TV, have them try playing some games that will teach them about eating healthy in a fun way. ...
Nov 18, 2009

Free Webinar on Detox Today- Meet Alex Jamieson, Co-Star of Super Size Me

Alex Jamieson was the nutritional consultant on the movie Super Size Me. She will be participating in a free webinar today! I am very excited to hear her talk about the book she wrote, The Great American Detox Diet: Feel Better, Look Better, and Lose ...
Nov 16, 2009

Holiday food safety reminders - Avoiding cross contamination in the kitchen.

It's food safety month. With all the holiday food preparations for large groups it is easy to forget some good food safety habits. We are defrosting foods, preparing some foods early, other foods are sitting out for periods of time. To help you keep...
Oct 21, 2009

New WIC guidelines gives families healthier choices.

The new guidelines for WIC, the government sponsored Women, infants and children's nutrition program, went into effect on October 1.I am really happy to see that now families will be allocated WIC coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables for the firs...
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