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The Weight of the Nation, What can YOU do?

America: Home of the free, the brave, and the morbidly obese? That doesn’t have quite have the ring it used to.  The Institute of Medicine…


VICTORY! New Revisions to the National School Lunch Program

VICTORY! New Revisions to the School Lunch Program As a public health enthusiast, it always catches my eye to see an article about legislative…


A Mom’s Influence on a Child’s Weight

As noted by the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, rates of obesity in children ages 2 to 5 have more than doubled since…


Exhausted and Reaching for Sweets – Could Your Brain Be the Culprit?

Two groups of people were evaluated to see which foods they would choose after an assigned task: Jonah Lehrer writes for NPR: “One group was given…


Choosy Moms Choose Healthy Foods

The results are IN! Health and nutrition was a priority in 86% of the respondents in a survey done by Just Kid Inc. 3,600 moms between…


A Super Way to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

Is your house like a battle between good and evil? The Villian Vegetables versus the Super Sugar, perhaps? Here comes the Super Crew to save the…


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…


How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Produce

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is EAT RIGHT. What better time to start eating more fruits and vegetables! Here are a…