5 Tips for Welcoming Herbivores to the Holiday Feast

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If you are planning to host a dinner party this holiday season, rest assured, entertaining guests with multiple food sensitivities does not mean you need to toss out traditional or favorite Holiday foods. With a few modifications, many foods can be easily modified.

How to Get Your Nanny to Follow Your Food Style

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No matter the reasoning behind a special diet, leaving a child with a new caregiver or nanny can be a challenging experience that can cause worry for a parent. For this reason, the following ideas are offered to help you to teach your nanny the importance of following your child’s food style any time you leave your child in their care.

How Your Dinner Plate Can Affect Your Diet

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Beyond ingredients alone, parents need to think about the ways in which the environment impacts children’s associations with food. Eating off of dishes that we find aesthetically pleasing or comforting can set us up for a sense of satisfaction before even taking a bite off our plate – and the same goes for our children.

Mommies Nutrition Made Easy For Mother’s Day

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Pregnancy is both an exciting and life-changing experience. Your body undergoes many changes and with pregnancy lasting approximately 38 to 40 weeks, EALM thought it would be helpful to give pregnant moms three easy to follow daily nutrition samples.

Get Political: Speak Up About the Proposed New Nutrition Labels and Serving Sizes

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Do you catch yourself staring at the back of packaged foods trying to decipher what the nutrition labels mean? Let’s face it… food labels can be very confusing. Now is our opportunity to have a voice in making changes!

Have you seen the proposals for the new food label? This change would be the first major adjustment since food labels were mandated in the early ’90s. Up to this point, the only modification has been adding trans-fat amounts. The chance to finally update the label gives us an opportunity to help make these labels less puzzling for all of us!