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Fiber and Your Kids Needs

Fiber is important for more than just regular bowel movements.  Did you know it can also reduce the risk of blood clots, decrease inflammation, and…


Little Known Fast Food Facts and What to Order, if Your Only Option

It is inevitable for many Americans that their family may eat fast food on occasion.  So it’s good to know what the better options are…


Supplements -What to Watch for

Many useless or dangerous products are being sold over the internet by unscrupulous individuals/companies.  Consumers need to be aware of the dangers when buying products…


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

May is a great time to buy local and in-season fruits and veggies, with the benefit of decreased time from the farm to your table.…


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…