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Top Ten Mindful Eating Steps to Teach Kids

You want your child to eat healthy meals. To drink milk, eat more fruits and vegetables, less candy, and no soda. You want them to…


Using Candy as a Reward Leaves a Very Bad Taste

I recently received a copy of a letter sent home to parents by the principal of an elementary school. In the letter, the principal stated that the…


Rethinking Rewards: Healthy Tips for Meeting Goals

Rewards are a common tool parents use to motivate and encourage their children to perform certain activities such as cleaning the house or getting good…


4th of July Yogurt Fruit Popsicles and Teascicles

These healthy honey sweetened popsicles are fun to make and eat, especially on the 4th of July! We bought the molds at MiniSo, but you…


Tasty 4th of July Recipes!

When family and friends gather together there is an abundance of tasty snacks, meals, and desserts. As we celebrate our independence from England, let your…


Summer Time – When Kids Gain Weight

When you think of kids and summer, what are the first things that come to mind? How about the beach, swimming, games, ice cream, catching…


Strategies for Summer Food Safety

Real Nutrition: Did you know that foodborne illnesses actually increase during the summer? Bacteria flourish in the warm and humid summer months. Also, we often do not…


Summer Program for Kids & Camps

“Activate Your Summer Shield” From The American Institute for Cancer Research & SuperKids Nutrition What: A fun program to teach kids about healthy nutrition and…


10 Tips for Packing Lunch for Camp or Summer School

Summer camp and summer school are just around the corner! You can pack your kids the most nutritious lunch ever –but making sure they eat…


Tasty & Fun Summer Snacks!

Both adults and kids alike are snacking more! Snacks provide around 37% of children’s energy intake but only around 15-30% of important micronutrients – yikes…


10 Perfect Popsicles for Hot Summer Days!

Need some inspiration on how to keep cool, stay hydrated, and squeeze in some extra nutrition during the hot summer months? Look no further! Check…


Dinner Color Duets

A pop of color from fruits and vegetables can liven up the dinner plate and pack a nutritious punch. Before eating, ask yourself, how many…


15 Ways to Have Fun With Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables! We need more of ’em and so do our kids. Yeah yeah, they’re full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, you already know.…


Challenged by a Finicky Eater in Your House?

The Pitfall of a Beige Diet. Are chicken nuggets and French fries at the top of your child’s favorite food list? It seems for countless…


Creating Family Memories with Outdoor Games

Remember those days before Wii, Xbox and video games where you had to keep yourself entertained for hours? Remember hearing, “necessity is the mother of…


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