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Nov 07, 2014

Dads or Moms - Who Is Really Looking At Nutrition?

You ever wonder if dads and moms equally worry about nutrition for their children? Well wonder no more. Sorry dads, but a new study just released by CS Motts National Poll indicates that moms are worrying just a bit more about nutrition than dads....
Nov 05, 2014

5 tips to recommit to healthy habits during the holidays

We have New Years Day where a great deal of people are making their New Years resolutions. But by March most have fallen off and certainly by winter. With the holidays just around the corner, November reminds us to recommit to our resolution to...
Oct 27, 2014

Pasta and patience brings broccoli to the table

This past weekend was World Pasta Day. I wanted to share with you my pasta story. When I was growing up, I did not want to eat my broccoli. When exactly or why, I really can't say. But for some reason, I thought it was just too much like a tr...
Oct 20, 2014

Baseball playoffs promote family time

Last week, I went to see the Giants play and win. The next day they won the pennant. Yes, I am born and raised in San Francisco. (not Frisco, San Francisco!) It was so much fun and exciting to be part of the crowd in San Francisco as we all came...
Oct 03, 2014

Healthy habits come in all shapes and sizes.

Life is filled with people that come into your life for short periods and others for long periods, even lifetimes! But I believe that everyone comes into our lives for a reason and although not always obvious, some wonderful lessons are learned. ...
Sep 24, 2014

Parents do support new nutrition standards in school - according to new poll!

It is always interesting the way organizations and food companies will use polls to bolster their position. This school year, schools are now required to fully implement all the nutrition standards that were part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids...
Sep 17, 2014

National Childhood Obesity Month - 5 solutions to get you started

To wrap up the series on Childhood Obesity month, I wanted to leave you with this great infographic that shares some key facts but solutions that we as a society need to be focused on. Childhood obesity is completely preventable. It is also com...
Sep 05, 2014

Is your teen suffering from Mobile Device App Addiction?

With school underway, kids are pulling out their iphones and ipads even more than ever. Many schools are incorporating some reading and homework apps using these mobile devices. They certainly have their place. But did you ever wonder just how ...
Aug 27, 2014

Cost of raising a child just went up! according to new USDA data

You may have wondered this question: How much does it cost to raise a child. Whether you are contemplating raising a child or you already are there, it is always interesting to read about this. I am always talking about nutrition and healthy h...
Aug 25, 2014

CDC shows kids are eating more fruits and vegetables-but are they the right kind?

A new study just released by the CDC* show that children are still not getting enough fruits and vegetables but are moving in the right direction. More children aged 2–5 years ate fruit than teenagers aged 12–19 years. Les...
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