Top Family Nutrition Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Dr. Alan Greene discussing the increase in food allergies in children

    Why are there so many more food allergies today?

    You probably already know that our kids are growing up in a pretty tough world, and part of the challenge is being certain what to feed your young ones. Since the mid-1990s, food allergies have gone from a relative rarity to becoming increasingly commonplace. What is responsible? Well, it just so happens that in 1996 […]

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  • Table Talk- 5 Conversation Starters for Dinner Time

    Table Talk: 5 Conversation Starters for Dinner Time

    When you think of happy families sitting around the table eating dinner do you conjure up thoughts of “Leave it to Beaver” or some other old sitcom? The mother walking around in her apron, high heels and pearls with a perfectly set table, perfect dinner and perfect family all sitting at the table. Well, let’s […]

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  • You Could Have Celiac Disease & Not Even Know It

    You Could Have Celiac Disease & Not Even Know It

    I don’t recall ever hearing of it when I was growing up, but today celiac disease is nearly epidemic. Once considered a rare autoimmune disorder, celiac disease now affects 1 out of every 133 Americans, a ratio that may be even higher if you include wheat and gluten allergies and sensitivities that are not diagnosed […]

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  • Dietary Advice to Address Arsenic Concern

    Dietary Advice to Address Arsenic Concern

    I’d like to thank co-author Ashley Koff, RD for her initiative on this issue. More of her work can be seen at AskleyKoffApproved.com. You’ve heard the news, and in sets panic. Have I been inadvertently poisoning my family with arsenic? We share your concerns and as such created the following to help you where it […]

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  • Getting the Most Out of Your Farmers Market: Find a Market, Get to Know the Farmers

    Getting the Most Out of Your Farmers Market: Find a Market, Get to Know the Farmers

    Interested in shopping at the farmers market? Here are some tips to get you started.

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  • Which Milk is Best

    Which milk is best — soy, rice, almond, or reindeer?

    I’m still nursing my 18 month daughter because she can still be a picky eater at times. She’s not fond of milk and when she drinks it shes gets yellow diarrhea. She was at the Dr the other day…

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  • The Role of Play in a Child's Healthy Food Attitude

    The Role of Play in a Child’s Healthy Food Attitude

    These days toy kitchens range from pink 1940s retro to a state-of-the art outdoor play grill. While most of us parents are choosing play food settings with things in mind like durability and “just what do they mean by ‘some assembly required’?” We might be surprised to find out that this kind of food play […]

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    Family Dinner with the Child Who Doesn’t Like to Eat

    There are many benefits to eating together as a family including stronger family bonds, better nutrition and portion sizes, emotional nurturing and a sense of belonging. Kids get to be themselves, feel comfortable and build confidence. It also gives your family a chance to unwind and tune in to each other after a busy day. […]

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  • Sugar Sweetness: Maybe not so Sweet

    Sugar Sweetness: Maybe not so Sweet

    Sugar… we all love its’ delicious sweetness it offers to our foods but do we need to be concerned about the effects it has on our body? Well, yes, we do. The bottom line about sugar and really, to lay it out straight; sugar is highly addictive, nutrient depleting, immune suppressing, and a food for […]

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  • Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Busy Moms

    Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Busy Moms

    Busy moms need to start their days on the right foot, loaded up with all the right types of foods!  Here are a few grab-and-go ideas to get you running with a full tank!

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