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The Low Down On Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup

If you read food labels, you may be surprised by just how many foods contain sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Try to choose products…


Label Reading Basics with Kira…

I’m here to guide you. GO grab the closest box or can!! Flip it over and what do you have?? I spy NUTRITION FACTS on…


Why Summer Produce Offers Powerful Benefits

Fresh fruit or some crisp cool crunchy veggies on a hot summer’s day. Sure they are available year-round, but during other seasons they are coming…


Why Break the ‘Eating for Two’ Rule during Pregnancy

According to a recent study published May 19, 2009, in the online version of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ‘eating for two’ can have…


The Best Produce in May

There’s nothing like the taste of fresh produce! May is a great time to buy local and in-season fruits and veggies which are the most…


How to Decrease Sugar in Your Kid’s Drinks

A study published in the April 2009 Archives of Pediatric and Adolescence Medicine reveals that replacing sugar-sweetened beverages with water will result in a decrease…


Are You Ensuring Your Family’s Health?

Yesterday’s New York Times article reported some interesting information on the health effects of the family’s nutritional gatekeeper. A nutritional gatekeeper prepares the family’s food and…


This Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk

The Problem: Not enough fruits & veggies Research shows how you eat can affect long term health –no surprise there. It can make a difference…


Warning: Could You Handle this Challenge?

This family eats out for every meal of every day. They are challenged to break their expensive habit and have home-cooked meals for a week.…


How to Protect Your Child’s Heart

Health and education are intrinsically linked. From an education point of view, children who are well nourished and healthy are more likely to be ready…