In the new book, The Need for Seeds – How to Make Seeds an Everyday Food in your Healthy Diet, dietitian Jane Dummer explains the numerous health and nutrition benefits of chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Her book includes the science… Read More
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With spring in full swing and summer just a few shorts weeks away, if you’re anything like me you’ve begun to clean up and organize everything from your overstuffed closets and… Read More
Do you, like many parents, find it a challenge to turn your kids on to good-for-you foods? If so, there’s a new gaming app called FoodLeap that just may help. Created by registered dietitian and mom, Melissa Halas-Liang in collaboration with the National Restaurant Association,* the free app is designed… Read More
Even though National Nutrition Month—the brain child of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics—has come to a close, I hope you will still find ways to savor the flavor of eating and living well. To help you celebrate the flavor of foods, here’s a fabulous guest post from cookbook author… Read More
Hope you’re enjoying a great start to spring!
I wanted to share with you my latest Food, Fitness & Fiction newsletter. My goal for now is to do them quarterly and to provide you with links to help you eat and live better. When you click on this link,… Read More
Do you and your family want to eat better and live a more healthful lifestyle? Easier said than done, right? If you have positive intentions but don’t know where to start, or if you just need a little nudge (if not a kick in the pants), Food, Fitness & Fiction… Read More
Below you’ll find part three of my four-part National Nutrition Month series.
When you think of nourishing kids, you think about food first, right? While it’s important to provide nutrient-rich foods and meals to kids and to also empower them to get involved in the process, nourishing their spirits and… Read More
Below you’ll find part two of my four-part National Nutrition Month Series.
If you think healthy eating is impossible, the following nine tips are sure to put you at ease and help you and your family set yourselves up for success on the eating front.
Plan meals ahead of time.… Read More
Below you’ll find the first installment of my four-part National Nutrition Month series. Enjoy!
Nutritious eating shouldn’t just be about the foods you choose; it should also be about enjoying food and the eating experience. Because many of us are super busy with work and school and a mile-long daily… Read More
This wonderful guest post comes courtesy of registered dietitian nutritionist Liz Weiss of Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen.
Fiber is a critical component of a healthy diet. Consuming the recommended 25 to 38 grams each day is good for digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps blood sugar in check, and plays a… Read More