• The Whole Story of Yogurt

    As a dietitian, I have the habit of breaking foods down based on their nutrient contributions.  For example, I might point out to my patients that lentils are a great

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  • Growing Kids and Veggies

    It’s no secret that I love edible gardening. Growing up on a farm, I was exposed to gardens and fields when I was literally just a sprout. I’m convinced that’s

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  • Feeding the Young Athlete

    Kids were made for movement. Youth sports, dancing, biking, climbing, jumping and active play all contribute to better overall health and fitness, motor skill development, a healthy weight and even

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  • The “Rule of 3” for a Better Breakfast

    Mix and match your way to a high performance breakfast! Most kids and adults fall short when it comes to eating enough whole fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Breakfast provides

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Feeding Our Tiny Gut Friends

Trillions of tiny bacteria live inside our intestinal tract. Scientists are learning more all the time about how these friendly gut bacteria play a major role in our health. Our digestive tract hosts a fascinating kingdom of bacteria known as the microbiome. The human microbiome is a complex ecosystem comprised of trillions of bacteria which keep our digestive processes running

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Go Further With Food! 

Can you imagine a weekly shopping trip where you select and pay for your groceries and then toss one out of every three bags directly into the garbage on the way to your car? Of course this sounds ridiculous, but according to USDA, between 30-40% of the American food supply is wasted! And the biggest source of food waste is

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