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Nutrition Guide for New College Grads

Eating well is one of the greatest challenges new college graduates face.  Whether you are searching for a job, or going on to post-graduate school, or moving abroad, learning how to shop, plan, and prepare to feed yourself is one the most important basic skills in life.  Here, Nutrition Diva gives us simple tips to…

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Talking to Young Women about Body Image

Pre-teens and teens are most vulnerable to problems with body confidence.  Teaching our daughters that bodies come in all different shapes and sizes, to appreciate what their bodies can do for them, that their bodies do not define their self worth, to eat a wide variety of foods, and to respect their bodies can help…

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10 Daily Ways to Foster a Healthy Body Image in Your Child

Parents play a major role in how children come to perceive their bodies.  There are other cultural factors at play as well, but parents can be a critical source of positive or negative messaging from a young age.  Positive body image has been associated with higher self-esteem and healthy behaviors, where as negative body image has been associated…

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The Keto Diet, Explained

Julie Belluz, a Canadian Health Journalist, explains the substantial evidence about the Keto diet.  The Keto diet has a long history in science that leads to credibility in treating epilepsy or seizure disorder.  However, it is another fad diet when used for weight loss.  It is an extension of the low carb high protein, Atkin’s Diet. …

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5 Parenting Principles to Help Children Try New Foods

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists agree that there is a better way to help your children try new foods without threatening or bribing. Here are five parenting tips to help your children try new foods and increase their variety: Five Parenting Principles to get your children to try new foods

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Enjoy Family Mealtime

Mealtimes can be an opportunity to connect as a family. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Academy of Pediatrics report that routinely sitting down to family meals help strengthen your child’s social skills and improve their eating habits. Regular family meals may help increase your child’s intake of fruits, vegetables, and milk…

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Listen to Your Gut

Newsletter Spring 2019 FINAL

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Trick or Treat with Healthy Jack O Lantern Cuties

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Becoming a Competent Eater

Ellyn Satter, RD, discuses four strategies for becoming a competent eater.  These four steps include having a positive attitude toward eating and food, being flexible about food choices and be willing to try new foods, trusting your own internal regulators of hunger and fullness and trusting your body to know its biological appropriate weight, and to take…

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“Go Further with Food”

March in National Nutrition Month!  This year the theme is “Go further with Food”.  Check out our newsletter to help you fuel yourself optimally:  Go Further with Food

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