Mom’s Universal Snack List For School

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  So it seems many schools have a suggested snack list. Moms keep asking what is appropriate for snack and how do you make a balanced snack choice. In honor of National Nutrition Month (Get Your Plate In Shape), here is my recommended snack list. You can modify if your school follows Kosher or Allergy [...]

Love Your Heart With Oats

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Love Your Heart With Oats The oats found in oatmeal are a rich source of beta-glucans which provide a source of dietary fiber to the body. The beta-glucans found in oats and other grains such as barley and rye contain soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and can [...]

Happy Heart Month (and Day) Part 2

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You need to love yourself, in order to take care of yourself. On this Valentine’s Day, learn to how to keep your heart healthy. Get you cholesterol and coconut questions answered! By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services www.MomDishesItOut.com Q)   Does eating cholesterol really impact cholesterol level? We have know for [...]

Happy Heart Health Month – Part One

Making sense of sugar and saturated fat.

OMGoodness there are so many mixed messages about heart health. Read on tho make sense of sugar and saturated fat as it pertains to our heart health. Lets prevent Cardiovascular Disease (aka CVD). Q) There are experts who are now saying that the evidence between saturated fat and CVD may have been biased because research didn’t [...]

Michelle Obama says Let’s Move!

Laura’s Take on the Let’s Move! Campaign. Listen to Laura talk with Rita Cosby on wor710.com on 2/1/2012 or via podcast. As a leader Michelle Obama is in a unique and powerful position to empower Americans to live healthier lives. She can influence food companies to provide less processed, higher quality foods to schools and [...]