When Preparing For “Back To School,” Don’t Forget About Healthy After-School Snacks

Preparing a child’s lunch is an important part of the back-to-school routine, but experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital…

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stuffed pepper with rice and beans

Peter Piper’s Pepper Picks

By Kac Young PhD, ND DCH If Peter Piper truly picked a peck of peppers, then he had 1/4 of a bushel or 2 US dry gallons. Were they red,…

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Offending Foods – Part 2

By Mark Pitstick, MA, DC Continued from part 1 of this article….. After 30 days of eliminating a food, re-introduce it to your diet and see if there are immediate…

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Offending Foods – Part 1

By Mark Pitstick, MA, DC As I know very well from personal experience, food allergies can cause many serious physical and mental symptoms. I was nearly fifty years old before…

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Good Nutrition Beyond The Family Meal !

By Stacey Antine Family meals are an important tool to emphasize healthy eating and social habits, but the sky is the limit when you connect good nutrition to exploring the…

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97% Of Kids’ Meals Still Unhealthy

From Your Health Journal…..”I wanted to promote an excellent article I found written by Barb Berggoetz of The Indianapolis Star entitled 97% of kids’ meals still unhealthy, groups warns. First,…

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Eating Right On Vacation

By Cole Millen So, you have dieted in preparation for a great vacation and you are looking good. How are you going to keep the weight off during your relaxation…

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Imagine World Peas

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH There is a surprising amount of incredible nutrition in a green peas. Peas pack a lot of nutrition in a tiny pod. They come…

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Binge Eating Disorder

By Judy Bennett Anyone with a teenager knows that kids can seem like “bottomless pits” when it comes to food. But when is a child’s appetite not only unhealthy, but…

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Taking Care of Your Blood Pressure

By Nisha Sharma Blood Pressure Monitoring Monitoring blood pressure is important to keep the heart and veins of the body in optimal condition. First, an individual must schedule an appointment…

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