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You’re having a baby! What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! If you know many other new moms, you may have heard of a condition called gestational diabetes. What is this…


Eating Basics for Stressed, New Parents to Be

Having a new baby in your life is a joyous experience. But, what most baby-care books don’t tell you is that this time is also…


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…


Simple Tips To Get Your Teen To Cook Dinner

Do you ever find yourself driving home from work after a long, busy week daydreaming about dinner being on the table when you get home?…


How to Problem-Solve “Food Fights”

You spend over half an hour planning and cooking a nutritionally balanced meal, and you hope the meal will be a big success. Then, all…


How to Help Your Caregiver or Grandparent Feed Your Kids Right

Successfully parenting your child towards life-long healthy eating habits involves the entire family, including caregivers (nanny’s, babysitters and grandparents).  Working with your caregiver to build a…


So You Have Gestational Diabetes, Now What?

Are you pregnant and recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes? You’re not alone. Almost 1 in 10 women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during their pregnancy…


Sample Menu for a 2-Year-Old Child

When your toddler reaches two years of age, growth slows down and appetite decreases. You may think you have a picky eater on your hands,…


Expert Tips on Classroom and Day Care Nutrition

Calling all teachers, health professionals and medical experts! We caught up with some of our favorite leading Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in childhood and school nutrition…


Seven Food Rules

Trying to be the best parent for your children is a tough job and feeding them can make it even more challenging. While most parents…


Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Many people believe that pregnancy allows a woman to “eat for two” with no concern regarding weight gain. However, nutrition experts say this is not exactly true.…


5 Easy & Tasty Brunch Ideas for Teens

You don’t have to be a chef to prepare these quick and delicious brunch ideas -perfect for teenagers or hungry kids! With just a can-opener…


Growing Pains: How to Feed Your Teenage Boy

Having trouble keeping your 16 year-old from eating you out of house and home? The amount of food a teenage boy can put away is…


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