Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


Is your child getting too much salt? Check out the top 10 sources.

According to the latest data from the CDC, the answer is yes. Perhaps by more than 1,000 milligrams over the recommended limit! The CDC, or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, estimates that among school-aged kids they are consuming anywhere from 2,900 milligrams to 3,600 milligrams of sodium each day. Far over the recommended 2,300 milligrams. Yikes. Where does the


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Why and HOW to Include Seafood in Your Family Meals

Are you getting enough seafood? According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pregnant women should be eating at least FOUR TIMES as much seafood as we currently are. And as for our kids, how many little ones do you know of who are enjoying fish even once each week? How much is enough? The FDA together with the


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Are Your Kiddos Getting Enough Iron?

Despite efforts to improve iron intake globally, anemia continues to plague roughly 1/3 of the world population according recent research published in the journal, Blood. Certainly not great news, especially as those who tend to struggle the most with intake are women and children. Is your family getting enough iron in their diets? What is anemia? In the most common


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5 Tips for Being a Healthy Role Model

  Our children are watching us. Every moment they are with us, they are studying our every move. Did mom seem to enjoy eating her grilled zucchini? Did dad leave the couch to play outside with us? Did mom offer to help set the table or clear dishes when dad was cooking dinner? As parents and caregivers, we are living


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