Overfed but Undernourished
    December 31, 2010
    Overfed but Undernourished

    One of the biggest pitfalls with kids and healthy eating right now is that they’re keeping their blood sugar levels slightly elevated all day long with regular doses of poor quality, refined foods a…

    Practical Strategies to get Kids to eat more Veggies
    December 30, 2010
    Practical Strategies to get Kids to eat more Veggies

    Parents should eat more fruits and veggies too! Try preparing them in new and fun ways. Involve your children in every stage, from growing (if possible), to selecting, to preparing and serving. (more&…

    Key Component in a Healthy Diet
    December 29, 2010
    Key Component in a Healthy Diet

    Next tip for raising healthy eaters: Be very patient when you are trying to introduce new foods. It can take up to 15 offerings before a child will taste a new food!  And then it may take several tas…

    Cultivating Healthy Eating Habits
    December 28, 2010
    Cultivating Healthy Eating Habits

    What we’ve learned from ongoing nationwide efforts to reduce childhood obesity (and all the other health issues that come along for the ride), is that early prevention is easier than intervention on…

    Healthy Eaters from the Cradle
    December 27, 2010
    Healthy Eaters from the Cradle

    As nearly everyone has heard by now, America is in the midst of an epidemic of childhood obesity that has created a growing health crisis for our kids. According to the Nestle Nutrition Institute’s …