Archive for Nutrition

Serving Size vs. Portion Size: What’s the difference?

Tweet by Michelle Mirizzi, MS, Registered Dietitian Find out the difference between serving sizes and portions sizes. Choosing nutritious foods and keeping portion sizes sensible will help keep your family at a healthy weight. One of the best ways you can help your child live healthy and maintain a healthy weight is to teach them […]

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Back To School: Remembering Health At Lunch Time

Tweet With school starting, school meals are back on our “parents” to do “list. You want to make sure your child a healthy meal. After all, studies have shown that a nutritious breakfast helps children do better in school. We also ask you your child has lunch! Do you have a healthy lunch for your […]

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Helping Kids Transition Away From Toxic Foods To Healthier Nutrition Choices

Tweet The science of Epigenetics explains that our lifestyle choices (environment) will determine our level of health and our risk factors for chronic illness. In fact, research has demonstrated that over 98% of all chronic illness (cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, depression & anxiety disorders, reproductive disorders, digestive disorders, etc.) is due to environmental factors, […]

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Child Nutrition: Help Your Child Be Healthy

The food your child eats is important not only now but also for the rest of his or her life. A small child is going to need various types of foods for energy to play, grow, and to build a healthy body. Muscles and bones are forming over the first fifteen years of life, and when eating the right types of foods and including smart nutrition your child is more likely to avoid sickness and to ward off some types of disease.

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