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Nourishing Advice for a Healthy Family

Getting the family and children eating healthy meals at home and away from home can be challenging.  With the morning time rush, after school activities and getting all the daily chores completed it gets to be a busy day.

Not too worry, our dietitians have pulled out their best advice to help you get the kids eating healthy at home and at school!  Our dietitians get right to the point with specific action-oriented advice.

You can also find stories and activities for promoting healthy choices to chlldren in the fun kids nutrition section. 

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Tips to Help Your Children Eat More Vegetables in the Winter

It can often seem easier to eat vegetables during the summer than it can in the winter. In the summer, On a hot summer day, salads and other water-rich vegetables such as carrots or cucumbers can actually taste refreshing. On a cold winter day, however, many people prefer hot comfort foods. No matter what time of year, it’s always important to make sure you and your children are eating enough vegetables. Read on for tips to keep your child’s vegetable intake up when the temperature is down!

The Tasty Nutritious Vegetable - The Potato

Use potatoes to add more vegetables to your meal and your kids will love It. Our dietiians share tips and tricks on how to use this tasty vegetables to get children to eat more vegetables. Potatoes are easy to cook and combined with other vegetables will help your child meet their vegetable servings requirements.

Healthy Snacks for Kids - Quick and Easy

Snacks are a great way to satisfy kid’s hunger between meals, and also helps prevent them from overeating during meals. Snacks are also a great way to help kids get many of the important nutrients they need while growing. Read below for some healthy snack ideas for kids!

Surprising facts about the oil in your pantry

This article delves into the basics of whether the oils you use are healthy or unhealthy and why.

Back To School Healthy Snacks For The Lunchbox

Back to school lunchbox treats for children. Tips for planning healthy school snacks for children.

Ingredients for a Healthy Snack

Snacking between meals is a great way for children to get the extra nutrients they need for proper growth and development, such as calcium, vitamin D, and iron. A healthy snack can also provide an opportunity for children to try new foods and learn about cooking and nutrition.The key ingredients for a healthy snack include a balance of carbohydrates, fat, and protein.

Healthy Snack Foods For Children Organized By Food Groups

List of healthy snack foods for children organized by food groups. Find ideas for snacks based on each of the food groups that meet the My Plate food guidelines.

Family Nutrition: Making Time For Family Dinner

Learn Some Tips To Make Family Time During Dinner. Help your kids develop healthy nutrition habits with family dinners- research shows many benefits to having family meals. Offering practical suggestions and tips for making family dinner fun and healthy for kids and the whole family

Parents Guide To Overcoming Challenges to Family Dinner

We know there are numerous benefits to family meal time but it can be a whole other story getting every one on the same meal time schedule. Three steps to making family meals a priority.

Parents Guide To Ordering Healthier Portion Sizes When Eating Out

Eating out is a family treat. Children enjoy the change in routine and it can be a welcomed break from a very busy day. Guide children to choose healthier portion sizes when eating out in a restaurant.

Enjoy Your Food with Less Salt and Sugar

Salt and sugar are two common flavor enhancers, but too much of them can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, or obesity. Read on for tips on adding flavor to food using healthier flavor enhancers!

Spring Clean for Health

Spring has arrived! With the change in weather, it is a great time for a change in health, or “spring cleaning” of your diet and lifestyle! Read on for tips for how to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables again.

List Of Fun Cooking Ideas and Resources For Kids

Ideas for parents, teachers and after school programs looking for fun ideas and online resources for children. Help children learn about healthy foods and healthy meals by helping in the kitchen. Quick tips on making the kitchen fun for kids.

Eating Fast Foods…The Healthy Way

Teach kids how to eat fast foods the healthier way. Eating out is a family experience that chidlren really enjoy but it does not have to be an unhealthy event. This article shares tips for teaching children to make healthier food choices while eating out.

Car-Friendly Healthy Snacks for Family Vacations

During the summer, many families are on the go with vacations and road trips, which can lead to more fast food, less fresh food,and mindless munching on chips and candy. While you can't always control meal options on the road, you can control snacks. Check out these 25 car-friendly healthy snacks for family vacations!

Practical Lunchbox Suggestions During Summertime

Healthy Summer Lunch Box for Kids- Easy, quick and healthy summer lunch box ideas for kids on the go.This article is full of fun ideas and easy healthy lunch tips for parents to keep kids eating healthy lunch foods while away from home during summer vacation.

Parents Guide To Bring Food Home From Restaurants Germ-Free

Did you just eat out and are taking leftovers home? Make sure your leftovers are not accummulating bacteria with these food safety tips from our registered nurse.

Tasty Summer Lunch Foods For Kids

It's summer and kids are enjoying the hot weather and playing. They are hungry and ready for lunch every day around noon. Tasty food ideas for making healthy summer lunches for children.

Summer Vacation ...Gear up with Healthy Snacks for the Kids

Healthy Summer Snack for Kids- Easy, quick and healthy summer snacks for kids. 'Gearing up for Summer - full of fun ideas and easy healthy food tips for parents to keep kids eating healthy snacks during summer vacation.

Summer Outdoor Summer Healthy Snack Ideas

Headed to the outdoors for camping or a family picnic? This article has some healthy outdoor snacks and ideas on what to bring. Snacks that children will enjoy and meet the guidelines for the My Plate food guidelines.
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