Fitness: Feeding Your Child Athlete

If you have active and athletic kids like mine who participate in sports, you try your best to provide them with foods they need to compete and to meet their nutrient needs. Easier said than done, I know. But no worries! To help you better feed your sporty kids, check out the following excerpt from the comprehensive    Continue Reading


Food: 5 Back to School Lunch Tips

Believe it or not, it’s back to school time for many kids across the country. If you’re a parent who packs lunch for your kids, don’t despair! Here are five tips from three top registered dietitians to help you pack a nutritious, delicious and safe lunch your kids are sure to love.  Go to the    Continue Reading


Sushi Roll Orders Approved By Nutritionists

5 No-Fail Summer Eating Tips

Disclaimer: I’m a spokesperson on behalf of StarKist. As always, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure statement here. Summertime is the perfect time to regroup, reset or recharge. It’s a great time to shift into a different gear, to reconnect with loved ones (and yourself), and to get organized. If you’re like me,    Continue Reading

The #1 Question Diet Pros Get Asked

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Experts Offer 12 Tips to Help Kids Eat Better in 2015

Since 2015 is here, I thought I’d put together a list of some great ideas to help you help your kids eat better during the upcoming year. Don’t worry—I’m not suggesting any kind of complete dietary overhaul. But I do recommend all of these no-fuss strategies suggested by some top dietitians to help move kids’    Continue Reading

First Stop on Fall Book Tour: The 92nd Street Y in NYC

  Do you feel like stress or simply the back-to-school-or-back-to-fall rigors are sapping your vitality? Learn how to use food, fitness and other tools to reclaim what should be yours, no matter how busy or stressful life gets. On Thursday, September 18th, I’ll share my secrets for vitality at the 92nd Street Y. In my    Continue Reading

New FDA Rule Prohibits Omega-3 Claims on Labels

New FDA Rule Prohibits Omega-3 Claims on Labels, my blog for