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Entries in healthy eating for kids (4)

Friday
Sep152017

Time-Saving (& Tasty) Pack-Ahead Lunches

With fall just around the corner, my social media feed is filled with seasonal posts: fall décor, friends grabbing their first pumpkin spice lattes of the season (let’s not talk about the sugar count), and the obligatory first-day-of-school photos.

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Wednesday
Apr162014

8 Myths of Children's Nutrition

With skyrocketing childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes rates, we’re seeing children’s health at serious risk these days. It’s more imperative than ever to bring new attention and a critical mindset to kids’ nutrition! We want to do the best for our children and offer them the nourishment they need to grow and thrive. Unfortunately, in doing so we’re faced with a plethora of myths around children’s nutrition, many of them the result of big food companies’ marketing messages. In identifying where we’re misled, we’re better able to home in on the good dietary practices that will support our children’s optimal health. Check out what I’d consider the top 8 myths of children’s nutrition, and see which ones you believe hold the biggest sway!

 

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Wednesday
Sep112013

12 Tactics That Help Kids Eat Better

Surprisingly, one of the most common questions I get from clients isn’t about my clients themselves. It’s about their kids. Having committed to the Healthy Way of Eating, many want to know, “How do I get my kids on board?” Not only do we want our kids to have the same (or better) health advantages than we did, the idea of streamlining food preparation can make our weight loss commitments that much easier! Whether you’re just beginning your transition to healthy eating as a family or have been struggling for years, check out these 12 tried and true tactics that can get your kids saying yes to a healthier diet. 

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Wednesday
Feb162011

Healthy Eating Should Be a Family Affair

Being a nutritional gatekeeper for your children can nurture good eating habits for life and foster family relationships at the same time. Here are tips to making nutrition a positive and healthy experience for everyone at home.

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