How to Get Your Nanny to Follow Your Food Style

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Guest Blog by Debra Johnson Many children have special dietary needs that are a result of either a specific lifestyle or a health condition. Most commonly,a child may have an allergy to a specific food, or a family may have chosen to live a vegetarian lifestyle. No matter what the reason for a special diet may [...]

A Desert Where Shopping Matters

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From comparing grocery store prices to analyzing a product’s nutritional label, a weekend trip to the grocery store can turn into stressful and overwhelming task. Many of us want to eat healthier, but how can we shop for healthy foods while on a limited budget? Although price often plays a major role in influencing what [...]

What’s on our “Q”?

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 The Skinny on Shakes for People With Diabetes With so many meal replacements on the market, but how do you pick which one is best? Taste shouldn’t be the only determining factor. It can be important to consider the sugar, carbohydrate or even protein content.11 Nutritious, Kid-Friendly Finger Foods Who doesn’t love meatballs? Check out [...]

The Epidemic of Diabetes

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Regardless of weight and age, America is heading towards a Diabetes epidemic. Americans must change their lifestyles by moving more, and eating less. Diabetes does not discriminate based on overall weight. America needs to focus on decreasing belly fat, specifically, eating less processed food and moving more.   Based on the study reported in the [...]

Pizza, Pizza!

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Pizza is a favorite meal of many children (and many parents, too!), but due to its often high saturated fat content and refined carbohydrates, it tends to be less than a wholesome meal. You can make some simple changes to your pizza to make it a more nutrient dense choice. Switch to a whole-wheat crust. [...]