Beyond Carrots
    August 24, 2016
    Beyond Carrots: Green Eating Gives Better Eyesight For Families

    Vision is arguably one of the most valuable of our five senses and once it’s gone, there’s usually no getting it back. That’s why it’s so important to be vigilant when it comes to our eyesight…

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    June 23, 2016
    The Straight Scoop on Grains

    What popular kids' food starts to turn to sugar in their mouth and becomes 100% glucose by the time it's absorbed? You guessed it, processed white flour. But here's the surprising kicker, it's the num…

    Beautiful basket of organic food from the Farmers Market.
    April 11, 2016
    Organic on a Budget is a Easy as 1-2-3

    You can poll 100 people on organic foods and I bet you at least 75 will tell you they'd totally prefer organics...if only it didn't cost so much. And I get it. I really do. It's easy to think it costs…

    Happy little girl eating a peach to boost gut health and behavior.
    February 18, 2016
    Boost Happiness by Boosting Gut Health

    Recent research is starting to reveal that what we call a “gut feeling” is more than just an expression. In addition to influencing digestion and immune function, research is demonstrating that gu…

    Portrait of happy girl eating an apple on-the-go.
    November 19, 2015
    Healthy Food for Families On-the-Go

    In today’s world, we live our lives constantly on-the-go. From ballet class to dentist appointments to grocery store runs to dropping the children off at school, most families spend a large amount o…

    Mosaic of a hamburger using only pills to illustrate the antibiotic scorecard.
    September 15, 2015
    Antibiotic Scorecard: 1 Easy Way to Change the World for Your Child

    Your choice of chain restaurants could help make a profound difference. Thanks to the help of some impressive organizations, we now have an antibiotic Scorecard to help us along the way. Antibiotic ov…

    Three teenage girls, standing profile. One is obese, one is slightly over weight, the third is thin.
    March 5, 2015
    Should Kids Go on a Diet? – #LTKH

    #LTKH (Let's Talk Kids' Health) is the weekly Tweet Chat hosted by @DrGreene & @MsGreene. This week we talked with @DrFlanders and others about the question "Should kids go on a diet?" Here is the…

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    March 3, 2015
    How to Get Kids to Love Veggies – #LTKH

    Each Monday night we host #LTKH Tweet chat. #LTKH is the hashtag for Let's Talk Kids' Health. The format is simple, @DrGreene, @MsGreene or a guest host interviews a guest expert and everyone is in…

    Baked potatoes with plant-based toppings for a plant based, gluten-free Super Bowl buffet copyright 2015 CookforGood.com
    January 23, 2015
    Super Bowl Party Food!

    Score big on flavor with a baked potato bar for your Super Bowl party. Let your guests load up baked white potatoes and sweet potatoes with robust toppings. Focus on umami-rich ingredients, ones that …

    Whole fruit and fruit snacks lead to healthy profits at parents concession stands by cookforgood.com
    January 21, 2015
    Fruitful School Fund-Raising at your Parents’ Concession Stand

    Raise spirits and funds by using fruit's natural beauty and flavor at your school concession stand. Delicious treats made from vegetables, fruits, nuts, and whole grains are thrifty. Educate parents a…

    Quinoa salad with beet, cucumbers, and chickpeas from Fifty Weeks of Green copyright 2015 CookforGood.com
    January 20, 2015
    Guilt-Free Salad Buffet

    Put together an easy, fun lunch for any group with a plant-powered guilt-free salad buffet. No one needs to leave hungry because all the food avoids empty calories and dietary concerns. I've found a …

    Beautiful plate of plant-based foods
    December 23, 2014
    Saving the World by Eating Plants Together

    Today, please  join Linda Watson for our second Guest Post in the series "One Thing I'd Change in 2015" -- DrGreene Team I'm dreaming of a world in which shared meals for groups and businesses welcom…

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    December 19, 2014
    Serve Yourself The Very Best…Food

    As a Mom it always seems there aren’t enough hours in the day.  When I had my first child I was juggling a high-pressure start-up, a husband who was traveling weekly for work on the opposite coast …

    A spoon of sugar above a bowl of white batter
    December 18, 2014
    Sugar Is Now Considered A Drug Are You Overdosing? Are Your Kids?

    Is sugar really a drug? Can we actually be addicted to it? Are you? And how about your kids? Those are frightening thoughts. There are a lot of people in the health world who have been attacking sugar…

    A spoon of sugar above a bowl of white batter
    December 15, 2014
    Sugar Is Now Considered A Drug (So Just How Much Are You Dosing Yourself Or Your Kids)

    Is sugar really a drug? Can we actually be addicted to it? Are you? And how about your kids? Those are frightening thoughts. There are a lot of people in the health world who have been attacking sugar…

    A child holding a heap of Brussels sprouts
    November 3, 2014
    Solution #1: Getting Kids to Eat Real Food: A No Stress Guide

    Coming together around the family table for a home cooked meal is one of the most powerful things you can do for the lifetime health of your kids—and it starts as early as your little one can sit in…

    Teen girl with a questioning look
    September 16, 2014
    Should Kids Count Calories?

    As adults, we might be very focused on exactly how many steps we take each day, can rattle off how many fat grams are in the food on our dinner plate, and how long we have to gut it out in spin class …

    The Key Ingredient to Growing Up Healthy
    March 14, 2014
    1,000 Days: The Key Ingredient to Growing Up Healthy

    Parents want their children to grow up healthy and happy, to have strong bodies and smart minds, and to reach their full potential. It’s a universal wish of every parent. And thankfully putting kids…

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    March 11, 2014
    What Colors Have Your Little Ones Eaten Today?

    Through all of the information we receive on how to raise healthy children, we hear consistently that we should feed our families along the color spectrum. The reason is that colorful foods are often …

    Get Messy and Plant a Garden
    February 25, 2014
    Get Messy and Plant a Garden!

    In this age of “germaphobia” I see so many parents chasing their children with hand sanitizer in hopes of keeping them healthy. In today’s post I will discuss how a little dirt may be good for o…