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Your Question Answered: Toddler Nutrition

Question: My daughter is turning one and seems to eat A LOT! She’s very tall for her age and her weight is proportionate. But at  what age do I worry about portion control? I try to balance her meals with all the food groups…a typical meal would be chicken, sliced cucumbers, a piece of whole    Continue Reading

Never-Ending Snack Attacks: How To Turn Potential Perils Into Perks

An article called “Snack Time Never Ends” appeared this week in the Dining Section of the New York Times. Since I had been preparing a talk called “Feed Your Family Right: How to Choose Healthful Snacks” for parents of children at a local K-8 school, the timing of Jennifer Steinhauer’s article could not have been    Continue Reading

Diet Do #2: Pare Portions & Sideline Servings

Are you portion-challenged? When you eat or drink, do you often find it difficult if not impossible to stop eating or drinking when you’ve had enough, even when you’re full? You’re definitely not alone…countless people have just the same problem leaving a few chips or cookies in a bag, leaving soda in a can, or    Continue Reading