Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


Raising the Bar on Granola Bars

  We put low-sugar snack bars to the test. Find out which fared best to fuel homework time and soccer practice. The taste-testing crew at Good Food For Kids has decided, and it’s unanimous: Snack bars don’t have to be packed with sugar to taste great. Our team tasted seven low-sugar snack bars, all with 8 grams of sugar or


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Celebrate National Vegetarian Month with 5 Plant-Powered Tips!

Most nutrition experts today agree on one thing: including more whole plant foods in your diet is an optimal eating style for good health. By making plant foods the star of your meals, you can cut calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, and sugar; and boost all of the “good” stuff, like fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Research indicates that veggie-centric


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Breakfast Trends: Goodbye, Cold Cereal Carbs. Hello, Hot and Savory Protein!

As mornings become busier and busier, and health information (and healthy recipes) are more readily available today than ever before, our breakfast routine seems to be changing swiftly. According to data collected by Nielsen and Natural Marketing Instititue late this summer, although cold breakfast cereals remain a large market, sales have been dwindling over recent years. And at the same


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The Importance of Understanding Nutrition Facts Labels

Here are some tips for making the most of the information on the Nutrition Facts label: Start here. Note the size of a single serving and how many servings are in the package. Check total calories per serving. Look at the serving size and how many servings you’re really consuming. If you double the servings you eat, you double the


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