Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


Snacking Rules + Candied Walnuts

If you’re anything like most moms, you are constantly trying to determine how to squeeze more nutrition into your little one’s diet (while squeezing out food and drinks that are not-so-healthy). Now, I may be a dietitian, but that doesn’t mean that my family eats perfectly – nor that I do myself. While I can easily spout off the advice


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Vitamin D: Is your family getting enough?

Is your family getting enough vitamin D? Current data indicates that more than half of us are deficient and that is tough to hear, especially as evidence continues to arise pinpointing benefits beyond bone health alone. This ‘vitamin’ is actually not a vitamin at all, rather a prohormone that is transformed into a vitamin by our skin in thanks to


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Love Greek Yogurt? Meet Greek Milk.

A friend recently shared a news article with me, announcing a local farm’s newfound agreement with fairlife, LLC, in partnership with the Coca-Cola Company to produce their Premium Milk. In other words, right here in West Michigan, our farmers will be producing the Greek yogurt of milk. Boosting jobs, striving for sustainability (though I’m curious if they require that of


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As Much Protein as an Egg… How much is that again?

Protein. The nutrition trend of 2014, and now, perhaps 2015 as well. Kashi originally made the marketing claim for their crunchy cereal, stating one-serving of their GoLean cereal contained as much protein as the incredible egg. People quickly paid attention and that was even BEFORE the protein craze took place. Wow! Right? I mean, is that actually a big deal?


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