eat at the table

“You used to like it.”  “Just try one bite.”  “I’ll give you…if you eat your vegetables.” “Why don’t you eat…oh fine, what do you want instead?”   Sound familiar?  If these words have come out of your mouth, please read on. In my experience as a Pediatric Dietitian, I have learned many tips along the way…

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kids brainpower

It’s that time of year again!  Are you wondering how kids will make it through a whole school day? Although these are unusual times, kids benefit from breakfast, lunch and snack to get through the school day.  Kids need fuel to start the day.  They need to refuel at lunch time.  In addition, after school…

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immune boosting greens

When it comes to leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce or iceburg lettuce. While these provide health benefits, there are 5 immune boosting greens to try now! Shaking things up can help keep things fun and interesting in the kitchen while also diversifying your nutrient intake. We’ve all…

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get active - it's easier than you think!

Head to Toe Check Stop!  Take a pause.  Take a minute for a self check.  What is your body telling you?  Do you have brain fog?  What are your joints saying?  What do your lungs say walking up steps?  Does your heart race with simple activity? How is your strength for daily tasks?  If any…

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stressed

The Struggle is Real – I Get it It’s summer! But, it has felt like summer break since March.  The kids are home, you’re home.  But, this is not your usual summer.  You are trying to work from home.  Summer vacations may look a little different, or they were cancelled.  Summer activities for the kids…

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gut-friendly

So, you’ve identified some trigger foods that affect your gut.  Now what?  How do you incorporate the gut friendly foods? Just like it’s important to periodically deep clean and purge unnecessary clutter around the house. It’s helpful to reevaluate your meal planning, shopping and food prepping routine too. Here are a few simple steps towards…

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gut problems

Wondering how to heal your gut problems? Tired of the feeling bloated?  Clothes fit one day, but not the next?  Gut problems – how to heal leaky gut?  In the previous article, symptoms of gut problems and leaky gut were reviewed.  Want relief? Let’s review how to heal leaky gut.  Leaky gut is also linked…

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